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

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Title / Description


173

6 Videos

What's New

Features added in this release of Chief Architect

Video No. 173


5532

20:44

Creating a Custom Cabinet Door

Basic steps to creating a parametric custom cabinet door and storing in your library

Video No. 5532


1970

8:29

Ray Tracing - An Introduction

This is the start of the Ray Trace video series. It discusses what Ray Tracing is and goes over the differences between GPU, or Real Time Ray Tracing, and CPU Ray Tracing.

Video No. 1970


1971

10:57

Ray Tracing - Materials

This video is the second in the Ray Tracing Video Series. It goes through adjusting material properties with the goal of making them more realistic for Ray Traced views.

Video No. 1971


1972

11:51

Ray Tracing - GPU Lighting

This video is a part of a series of videos on Ray Tracing. It covers the lighting properties relevant to a GPU, or Real Time Ray Trace, including adjusting the sunlight, the daytime backdrop intensity, adjusting individual lights, and creating light sets.

Video No. 1972


1973

5:59

Ray Tracing - GPU Camera Settings

This video is a part of a series of videos on Ray Tracing. It covers the rendering settings contained within the camera view, as well as the Physically Based rendering technique options. Also shows how to save/export an image to your computer.

Video No. 1973


1974

6:07

Ray Tracing - CPU Lighting

This video is a part of a series of videos on Ray Tracing. It covers the lighting properties relevant to a CPU Ray Trace, including adding a sun angle, light settings, and the lighting and sunlight settings within the Ray Trace Assistant.

Video No. 1974


1975

8:30

Ray Tracing - CPU Camera Settings

This video is a part of a series of videos on Ray Tracing. It covers using the CPU Ray Trace Assistant, editing Ray Trace configurations, and image properties for a CPU Ray Trace. It also shows how to save the image to your computer.

Video No. 1975


320

4:08

Brick Ledge Foundations

Create a brick ledge for a slab foundation, crawlspace or full height foundation

Video No. 320


5488

15:40

Dimensioning Basics

Dial in your project using the Temporary, Manual, and Automatic Dimension Tools.

Video No. 5488


5429

7:01

Positioning and Resizing Objects Using Dimensions

You can place your walls in exact positions using dimensions.

Video No. 5429


5432

6:18

Editing Dimensions and Extension Lines

The location and appearance of your dimension lines and text can be easily edited.

Video No. 5432


506

5:55

Dimensioning Kitchens, Baths, & Other Rooms Using Auto Room Dimensions

Use the Auto Room Dimensions tool to create dimensions following different defaults for different plan views.

Video No. 506


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