1 - User Interface

Number
Title / Description


2

3:42

Toolbars and Toolbar Buttons

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

Video No. 2


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


5407

12:57

Customizing the Toolbars

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

Video No. 5407


5409

4:46

Cursor Behaviors and Crosshair Choices

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

Video No. 5409


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


10135

21:14

Migrating to a New Version of Chief Architect

This Quick Tip will guide you through migrating your libraries, plans and more to a newer version.

Video No. 10135


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