You can restore or choose new default templates by accessing the Plan Template setting on the New Plans panel of the Preferences dialog.
You can create your own custom template plans to reflect the architectural styles, annotation sets, and materials that you use most often.
Your layout is an integral part of the design process. It's the one thing that doesn't change that much from project to project. Save time with a template by following the instructions in this article.
When you select New Plan From Template, you are able to create a new, blank file based on a template other than the one specified in the Preferences dialog
Whenever a new plan file or layout file is opened, all of its default settings are drawn from a template file. If you have modified your templates, migrated them from a prior program version, or receive an error message when attempting to create a new plan or layout, you may need to reset your template files.
Layout Page Templates allow you to create one or more title blocks and borders and then assign them to the layout pages of your choice.
Use the Save As Template tool to create a custom template from an existing plan or layout file.
If you're receiving several error messages when opening or closing a Chief Architect/Home Designer program, a System Setting/Preference may be blocking the program from accessing all of the required files to function optimally. Please follow the instructions in this resource to resolve the issue.