Adding a line item to the Materials List in Chief Architect is done by specifying the item as a component of one of the architectural objects in your plan.
Control what information is included in a materials list by using the Preferences dialog or using the Materials List Display Options dialog.
The Structural Member Reporting dialog allows you to specify a Mixed Reporting, Total Lineal Length, Cut List or Buy List modes.
The materials list is a powerful feature. But now that you've created a list of materials and their prices, how do you save it for use in other plans?
The Project Browser is a convenient way access to all of the views saved with an open file.
Fir Stud Stock is an estimate of the amount of wall framing material needed that is not full length such as the cripples and trimmers around doors and windows.