Use the Save As Template tool to create a custom template from an existing plan or layout file.
Delete Layer Sets using the Layer Set Management dialog. If the Delete button is grayed out, then the selected layer set cannot be deleted.
To see framing in elevation views make sure framing has been generated and that the appropriate layers are set to display in those views.
Turn on the display of the Active Layer Set Control by accessing the Toolbar Customization dialog. Additionally, you can enable the Layer Set Control to display in the Active Layer Display Options (ALDO) side window for ease of access.
This Information message is designed to call attention to how Layer Sets are assigned to layout views. If changes are made to a Layer Set used by a layout view, those changes will affect the appearance of the view on the layout page - even if the change is made while working on an entirely unrelated view in the plan.
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.
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 following these easy instructions.
The display of foundation walls, slabs, curbs, piers and footings is controlled in the Layer Display Options dialog. The Foundations layer controls the display of all objects on Floor 0 in camera views, but does not affect floor plan view.
Layer Sets are used to control the layer settings for different views in a plan or layout file. All views associated with a plan file - including views sent to layout - make use of layer sets stored in that plan file. A layer set consists of a complete list of the layers in the current plan or layout along with the display settings for each layer as set for a particular type of view or purpose. These display settings can be modified, and can be different for each layer set.
When there is more than one floor in a model, it is often helpful to see how they relate to each other. Any floor can be shown as a Reference Floor along with the current floor.