Training Videos

The following are videos recommended by our Training team; these videos reveal useful tips and new features on a variety of topics.

Learn the various methods of editing an object: in this series you will learn how to use an object's edit handles to move or resize it in plan and camera views, how to edit objects through their specification dialog, and using a variety of other tools to manipulate objects.

5 - Walls

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This series explores the various aspects of placing and modifying cabinet; learn how to use Manufacturer cabinet catalogs, corner cabinets and special shaped cabinets, applying molding and hardware, working with embedded appliances and fixtures.

9 - Stairs

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Placing and modifying electrical objects, setting electrical defaults for specific types of lights and switch styles, and how to use our special HVAC Catalog to create ducting.

14 - Decks

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15 - Roofs

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Use the roof directives to automatically generate hip, gable, shed, gambrel, gull wing, half hip, or dutch gable conditions. Create a story and a half structure and place automatic dormers. Manually draw in custom roof planes and join them together, allowing the program to do the math for you.

Learn how to customize materials in order to create an accurate Materials List used to estimate material costs.

Schedules will automatically reflect objects placed anywhere on the plan; learn how to customize Schedules to fit your needs.

Set page size and print your layout to a printer or plotter, or save it as a digital PDF document.

Importing and converting 2D CAD data into a usable plan, tracing over an image or PDF document, or creating an as-built mask as just a few of the processes that can be used to help create a remodel plan.

These series explore the many features added into past releases of Chief Architect.

The following videos have been approved by the National Kitchen and Bath Association to count toward Continued Education Unit credits.

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