Cabinet feet or legs can be added to the cabinet's Specification dialog.
An object’s bounding box is set in the Symbol Specification dialog and it determines the amount of space the symbol will require and how close it can be moved to other objects, including walls, before it bumps into them.
Create your own symbols in Chief Architect using a combination of custom objects.
Cabinets can be edited and combined to create a wide variety of custom cabinetry or furniture. They can then be saved in the Library Browser for use in other plans.
You can create custom door symbols and add them to the Library Browser by following the steps in this article.
While the Truss tool does not create log trusses, you can download a Catalog of Components that include a selection of log trusses ready to be placed in your plans.
There are a variety of ways to create 3D signage for your plans using objects such as polyline solids, 3D molding polylines, and symbols from the Library.
Architectural objects in the library are represented in floor plan view by 2D CAD blocks which can be modified.
Molding polylines can be used to create HVAC ductwork in your plans for display in both 2D and 3D.
Symbols that are imported as a group are assigned names based on their original file names with the file extension omitted.
It is possible to block a shaped countertop hole with an imported sink so that the countertop hole matches the shape of the sink.
Import 3d party .dwg, .dxf, .obj, .3ds, and .skp formatted symbols by using the Import 3D Symbol option from the File menu.
This message will display if you open a plan file created in an old program version - typically, Chief Architect 7 and prior or 3D Home Architect version 3 or 4.
This warning message will display if you try to perform a task like import a large 3D symbol and your system does not have enough memory to complete the task.