1 - User Interface

Number
Title / Description


9

2:57

Navigating in 2D

Become more efficient by learning how to utilize the different zoom tools.

Video No. 9


17

1:25

Tiling 2D and 3D Views

Easily see your plan and a camera view at the same time by tiling your views.

Video No. 17


18

2:08

Navigating in 3D

Get the best camera views by becoming familiar with the different camera movement tools.

Video No. 18


5214

5:46

Using Side Windows

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

Video No. 5214


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


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


5221

3:48

Object Specification Dialog Boxes

Video No. 5221


5401

2:33

Controlling Pop-up Contextual Menus

Right clicking on an object will bring up a contextual menu with edit tools for that object. You can control how these menus work

Video No. 5401


5403

7:53

The Chief Architect Interface

Adjust your preference settings for how your Chief Architect works and looks.

Video No. 5403


5404

5:11

Changing the Toolbar Style

Choose to have drop down toolbars or parent child tools. You can move and customize your toolbars to your liking.

Video No. 5404


5405

8:44

Working With the Toolbars

Several different toolbar configurations are included with Chief Architect, but your toolbars are totally customizable.

Video No. 5405


5406

8:06

The Many Working Views of Chief Architect

Placing and editing objects can be done in a variety of different 2D and 3D views.

Video No. 5406


2

3:42

Toolbars and Toolbar Buttons

Most of the frequently accessed tools are within easy reach in the toolbars.

Video No. 2


5407

12:57

Customizing the Toolbars

Add your most frequently used tools to your toolbars and arrange them as you want.

Video No. 5407


59

1:23

Adjusting Tool Bar Button Size

You can change the size of the tool buttons on your tool bars in the Preference Settings.

Video No. 59


5409

4:46

Cursor Behaviors and Crosshair Choices

Your mouse cursor changes appearance to indicate different editing functions or tool selections.

Video No. 5409


60

2:00

Off Angle Wall Indicator

When a wall is accidentally drawn at an off angle, you will see an indicator on the wall to let you know that it isn't drawn at an allowed angle.

Video No. 60


5425

6:13

Zooming, Panning and Using the Aerial View

Several different tools are available to zoom and change your view position in both 2D and 3D views.

Video No. 5425


5428

2:19

Selecting Objects with the Mouse

Using the right or left mouse buttons to select objects in your plan

Video No. 5428


5446

4:09

Displaying Multiple Views

When working on your plan, it's often convenient to have a camera or elevation view showing along with your plan view

Video No. 5446


5415

3:34

The Plan Development Sequence

Creating your project in the proper sequence is important for ease of completion and productivity.

Video No. 5415


9913

31:15

Focus - Productivity Tips

Video No. 9913


1920

3:00

Productivity Tips - Storing Wall Types

You can store customized wall types in the user library for quick access

Video No. 1920


1926

5:24

Productivity Tips - Using the Library Search and Filter Tools

Speed your search of library contents by using custom filters and the library search options.

Video No. 1926


1932

5:24

Productivity Tips - Using and Assigning Hot Keys

Hot Keys, or keyboard shortcuts are an excellent way to improve your productivity when using Chief Architect.

Video No. 1932


1933

9:11

Productivity Tips - Creating and Using Templates

Migrating information from one plan to another and saving as a template is a great way to improve your productivity.

Video No. 1933


1950

9:40

File Management - Email & Cloud Storage

Video No. 1950


1951

14:27

File Management - Sharing & Collaborating

Video No. 1951


1954

8:38

Selling the Job - Intro

Using Chief Architect to help sell the job - an introduction and use case.

Video No. 1954


1957

40:10

Remodeling - As-Built Process with Room Planner and Chief Architect

Video No. 1957


5402

5:37

General Mouse Commands

A look at using your mouse to select, edit, move and place objects as well as navigate in your plan and 3D views.

Video No. 5402


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