Features Introduced in Version X6

Number
Title / Description


5260

9:07

What's New in X6 Summary

A quick look at many of the new features that have been added to Chief Architect this release.

Video No. 5260


5239

2:52

Door and Window Framing Controls

Framing components for doors and windows can be specified in defaults and modified on an opening by opening basis where needed.

Video No. 5239


9922

58:31

What's New in X6

A more indepth look at many of the new features added to Chief Architect for this release

Video No. 9922


5238

4:35

3D Moldings

Video No. 5238


5237

4:23

Preference Settings

Video No. 5237


5236

5:43

Edit Tools

Video No. 5236


5234

5:48

Material Region Tools

The Floor Material Region and Wall Material Region tools make it easy to add accent areas to your floors and walls.

Video No. 5234


5233

19:50

Printing the Layout

Video No. 5233


5232

2:13

Using the Material Painter on Pony Walls

Video No. 5232


5231

21:01

Additional Window Features

Video No. 5231


5230

9:19

Railing Walls

Video No. 5230


5229

5:00

Library Catalogs and Content

Video No. 5229


5228

12:44

Additional Door Features

Video No. 5228


5227

8:38

Exporting ResCheck Data

Video No. 5227


5226

4:35

Displaying Pony Walls in Layout

Video No. 5226


5225

2:03

Cropping Images and PDF's

Video No. 5225


5224

2:04

Reference Display Drawing Order

Video No. 5224


5223

12:26

Camera and Ray Trace Features

Take a look at the rendering and ray trace tools in Chief Architect

Video No. 5223


5222

7:03

Plan View Panel in Layout

Video No. 5222


5221

3:48

Object Specification Dialog Boxes

Video No. 5221


5220

9:59

Room Divider Wall Type

Video No. 5220


5218

8:35

Applying Custom Backsplashes to Cabinets and Showers

How to apply a backsplash for base & wall cabinets; and using the custom backsplash tool

Video No. 5218


5217

4:09

Active Defaults

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


5216

14:27

Toolbars and Tool Buttons

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


5215

7:39

Working with Multiple Windows and Tabbed Views

Tabs make it easy to switch between views, dock and undock views, tile views, and create multiple windows.

Video No. 5215


5214

5:46

Using Side Windows

Dock and undock side windows use multiple monitors and customize your workspace.

Video No. 5214


5213

5:27

Using Multiple Main Layers & Controlling Wall Intersections

Group multiple walls layers as one main layer and adjust wall connections to snap to different layers manually.

Video No. 5213


5211

3:25

Adding Walls to the Library

Save custom wall types to the library for quick access in all plans without exporting wall types.

Video No. 5211


5210

2:53

Using Bearing Walls on the Foundation Level

Designate walls as bearing walls to have framing lap or but in that location.

Video No. 5210


5209

1:49

Identifying Unconnected Wall Ends

Wall connection indicators are useful when resolving room definition problems.

Video No. 5209


5208

11:13

Additional Schedule Features

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


5207

2:27

Dimension Features

Have more control over what objects dimensions locate by adjusting your dimension defaults.

Video No. 5207


5205

16:54

Layout Features

Organize your layout pages by using page templates and the Project Broswer.

Video No. 5205


5204

3:37

Using the Build Framing for Selected Objects Edit Tool

Use this tool or generate framing on selected objects without modifying the unselected objects.

Video No. 5204


5203

5:21

Using Bearing Walls

Use bearing walls to indicate where to have joists butt and lap, or to generate supporting foundation walls.

Video No. 5203


5202

8:50

Creating Floor Platforms that Hang inside Walls

Video No. 5202


5108

4:40

Using a Generated Sky as a Backdrop

A sky model representing different atmospheric conditions can be used in your camera views instead of an image backdrop.

Video No. 5108


1589

16:18

Zen-Bath Ray Trace Rendering Project Part 1 - Lighting

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


1590

12:56

Zen-Bath Ray Trace Rendering Project Part 2 - Materials

Part 2 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of setting up material textures properly for ray tracing.

Video No. 1590


1591

17:52

Zen-Bath Ray Trace Rendering Project Part 3 - Ray Trace Settings

Part 3 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of correctly configuring up your ray trace settings.

Video No. 1591


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