A quick look at many of the new features that have been added to Chief Architect this release.
Video No. 5260
Framing components for doors and windows can be specified in defaults and modified on an opening by opening basis where needed.
Video No. 5239
A more indepth look at many of the new features added to Chief Architect for this release
Video No. 9922
The Floor Material Region and Wall Material Region tools make it easy to add accent areas to your floors and walls.
Video No. 5234
Take a look at the rendering and ray trace tools in Chief Architect
Video No. 5223
How to apply a backsplash for base & wall cabinets; and using the custom backsplash tool
Video No. 5218
You can view and modify the defaults that are currently active by clicking the Active Defaults toolbar button. The Current CAD Layer and active Layer Set can be specified.
Video No. 5217
he Toolbar Configurations installed with the program are designed to help make tools quickly and easily accessible; however, for greatest efficiency, you may want to customize them to meet your own particular needs.
Video No. 5216
Tabs make it easy to switch between views, dock and undock views, tile views, and create multiple windows.
Video No. 5215
Dock and undock side windows use multiple monitors and customize your workspace.
Video No. 5214
Group multiple walls layers as one main layer and adjust wall connections to snap to different layers manually.
Video No. 5213
Save custom wall types to the library for quick access in all plans without exporting wall types.
Video No. 5211
Designate walls as bearing walls to have framing lap or but in that location.
Video No. 5210
Wall connection indicators are useful when resolving room definition problems.
Video No. 5209
Group similar objects, re-order columns and rows in the schedule, chose which objects to include in the schedule and modify their description.
Video No. 5208
Have more control over what objects dimensions locate by adjusting your dimension defaults.
Video No. 5207
Organize your layout pages by using page templates and the Project Broswer.
Video No. 5205
Use this tool or generate framing on selected objects without modifying the unselected objects.
Video No. 5204
Use bearing walls to indicate where to have joists butt and lap, or to generate supporting foundation walls.
Video No. 5203
A sky model representing different atmospheric conditions can be used in your camera views instead of an image backdrop.
Video No. 5108
Part 1 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of sunlight, decorative lights and hidden lights in ray tracing.
Video No. 1589
Part 2 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of setting up material textures properly for ray tracing.
Video No. 1590
Part 3 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of correctly configuring up your ray trace settings.
Video No. 1591