Chief Architect is able to share settings, such as, defaults and wall types across plans allowing you to recreate a specific style from an existing drawing.
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
This message will display if you try to open a new plan or layout, but the program cannot find the file that you've specified as your template.
You can restore or choose a new default plan template by using the Plan Template setting on the New Plans panel of Preferences.