The following are videos recommended by our Training team; these videos reveal useful tips and new features on a variety of topics.
New features in X12 include Automatic Trey Ceilings, build framing per room, 3D solid editing, a new Style Palette tool, waterfall counters, updates to stairs, cabinets, and moldings.
Consider migrating some of your settings forward into the latest version of Chief Architect.
Place a Bathtub and create a custom tub platform using the custom countertop tool
You can create a dropped, or suspended, ceiling by specifying its structure in the Ceiling Finish Definition dialog.
Use the Style Palette tool to change the properties of rooms, base, wall, and full height cabinets, custom countertops and backsplashes, Interior and exterior hinged doors, and windows all at once.
Saved Plan Views allows you to control Layer Sets, Defaults, Default Sets, current CAD Layer and Reference Displays. Using Saved Plan Views allows you to open multiple 2D plan views simultaneously, save the floor and zoom information and control the display of pony walls associated with the view.
You can create dimensions manually using a variety of different dimension tools.
Use the Trey Ceiling edit tool to automatically create trey ceilings that match the shape of the room. Or ou can use the Trey Ceiling tool to manually create any shape.