Changing the color of any object in plan view can be accomplished quickly using Chief Architect.
Deleting extra layers within a plan is actually easy once you know how. Click here to learn this fast technique.
Displaying any shadow for a building in plan view is easy when you design with Chief Architect.
Printing a foundation floor plan that includes plumbing fixtures from floor one is easy with Chief Architect.
To see framing in elevation views make sure framing has been generated and that it is set to display in those camera views.
If you have saved a 3D view but now do not see its symbol in floor plan view, turn on the display of the Cameras layer in the Layer Display Options.
A single wall can easily be locked using Chief Architect, making it impossible to move or change.
The layers of one plan file can be made to exactly duplicate the layers of a second drawing using Chief Architect.
Placing an object on a layer that is currently not displayed in the current view will generate this message.
Floor reference lines are typically red but you can quickly to change them to be any color you choose using Chief Architect.
Since mobile devices have different capabilities, it is wise to simplify your design prior to exporting your Chief Architect plans for use in the 3D Viewer.
Changing the layer for multiple objects within a Chief Architect plan can be accomplished very quickly using this method.
A great way to show the as-built condition on a remodel project is to create an 'As-Built Mask' CAD block of the existing structure.
Here's how to show or hide the wall layers in your Chief Architect plan.
You can control the display of objects by checking or unchecking the Display column in Layer Display options for the active view's layerset.
The layer sets dialog box can be a true productivity enhancer once you really understand how to use it.
The Active Layer Display Options side window allows you to access the layer settings for the currently active Layer Set or the Object Layer Properties for the currently selected object.