3 - Editing Objects & Edit Behaviors

Number
Title / Description


36

3:05

Applying Materials, Colors and Textures

Chief Architect makes it easy to change materials using an item's specification dialog or the Material Painter.

Video No. 36


37

1:14

Color Chooser

The Color Chooser allows you to select a color from a picture on your computer and use it in your plan.

Video No. 37


45

3:55

Understanding Snaps

Snap tools help you draw quickly and accurately.

Video No. 45


301

9:08

The Basic Edit Types

There are six Edit Behavior modes that determine how edit handles affect an object, and may also affect how objects are drawn.

Video No. 301


302

4:48

Setting Array Copy Intervals, Angles and Quantities

The Multiple Copy edit button makes it easy to create regularly spaced or concentric copies of any object or group of objects.

Video No. 302


925

9:26

Stretch Zones and Planes

You can add stretch zones and stretch planes to symbol based objects to allow for correct resizing of the symbol.

Video No. 925


1561

4:52

Changing the Picture in a Frame

Learn how to put custom paintings on the walls of your plan.

Video No. 1561


5225

2:03

Cropping Images and PDF boxes

Video No. 5225


5236

5:43

Edit Tools

Video No. 5236


61

2:52

Controlling the Drawing Order of Objects

Using the Draw Order tools, users can modify the order items draw in in plan views.

Video No. 61


5307

4:48

Object Eyedropper and Painter

Select one object and transfer properties from it to another object

Video No. 5307


5308

0:46

Plan Materials for the Material Painter

Choose from either Library Materials or existing Plan Materials when using the Material Painter

Video No. 5308


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


5408

8:48

Understanding the Snapping Functions

Snaps are essential to working with CAD and Architectural tools.

Video No. 5408


5413

9:35

Choosing Edit Behavior Options

There are 6 major edit behaviors you can use to quickly edit objects in different manners.

Video No. 5413


10119

4:46

Using the Adjust Material Definition tool

Change wood or tile direction, blend colors, and set material properties and preview materials in Ray Trace

Video No. 10119


38

1:54

Creating Custom Materials and Colors

You can create custom colors and materials using your own images or images from manufacturer websites.

Video No. 38


5439

6:03

Choosing Material Painter Modes

The material painter allows you to change materials on a single component, whole objects and even entire rooms and floors.

Video No. 5439


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