2 - Defaults & Preferences

Number
Title / Description


3

8:12

Preferences and Defaults

Setting up Preferences and Defaults before you start your plan can save you hours of work.

Video No. 3


11

6:59

Dimension Defaults

Learn how to move walls using dimensions, change where dimensions locate objects and change the colors of the dimension lines and arrows.

Video No. 11


1534

4:44

Cabinet Defaults

Determine how your cabinets will be built by setting up specifications as defaults.

Video No. 1534


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


5237

4:23

Preference Settings

Video No. 5237


5309

3:08

Electrical Object Defaults

Set new electrical object defaults using the Set As Default tool

Video No. 5309


5312

1:32

Interior & Exterior Wall Defaults

Specify default settings for both interior and exterior wall types

Video No. 5312


5414

8:37

Using Templates for New Plan Files

Create your own template files with pre-set defaults to speed up your design work.

Video No. 5414


5417

20:18

Setting Defaults for Your Plan - Part 1

When starting a new plan it is important to get your plan and wall defaults.

Video No. 5417


5418

20:44

Setting Defaults for Your Plan - Part 2

When starting a new plan it is important to get your door and windows defaults set.

Video No. 5418


5419

22:01

Setting Defaults for Your Plan - Part 3

When starting a new plan it is important to set defaults for Floors, Rooms and your Foundation.

Video No. 5419


5420

33:54

Setting Defaults for Your Plan - Part 4

Save time by setting up your default settings for Framing, Schedules and your Text before starting your project.

Video No. 5420


5421

2:07

Creating a Plan From A Template File

Plan Templates are available for many different home styles and you can create your own templates.

Video No. 5421


5427

7:39

Updating Your Template Plans

Templates you have created can be updated with new defaults from other plans as well as wall types and many other settings.

Video No. 5427


5434

9:34

Setting Second Floor Defaults

When creating your second and additional floors, you will want to set the defaults for that floor's structure.

Video No. 5434


5462

9:16

Working with Dynamic and Static Defaults

Many objects in your plans can be modified simply by changing default setting for that type of object

Video No. 5462


9911

27:09

Focus: Plan and Layout Templates

Creating your own plan and layout templates can speed your design process greatly

Video No. 9911


1924

5:41

Productivity Tips - Using Macros in Object Labels

Using custom macros for object labels gives you flexibility in the label format and still keeps them accurate when items are resized.

Video No. 1924


1925

3:49

Productivity Tips - Adding Labels to Polyline Objects

Labels can be added to any polyline based object in the specification dialog.

Video No. 1925


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


1947

18:22

Selling the Job - Defaults and Preferences

Description: How you can adjust your Defaults and Preferences to optimize Chief's Render settings.

Video No. 1947


1934

12:43

Using Annotation Sets to be more Productive

Using Annotation Sets to be Productive in Setting Defaults and Layer Sets

Video No. 1934


56

15:31

Default Settings Summary

Detting up defaults before begining any project will improve your productivity and keep your projectworking smoothly.

Video No. 56


57

7:34

Preference Setting Summary

Setting Preferences will change the user interface to suit the way you want to work in Chief Architect.

Video No. 57


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