Learn various methods of using the tools available in Chief Architect.
A key element of design is providing your clients options. Learn some of the tips and tricks on how to productively create these options. In this live session, we will take questions about the process from the audience. Presented by Scott Harris, CKBD.
Discover some of the most popular productivity features in Chief Architect, and how you can use them to become more efficient with the software. In this live session, we will take questions about the process from the audience. Presented by Scott Harris, CKBD.
This video covers the basic interface of Chief Architect, drawing, placing, and editing objects.
The Add Break edit tool can be used to create two types of breaks: partial breaks and complete breaks.
Using the Draw Order tools, users can modify the order items draw in in plan views.
Use the Style Palette tool to change the properties of rooms, base, wall, and full height cabinets, custom countertops and backsplashes, Interior and exterior hinged doors, and windows all at once.
Select one object and transfer properties from it to another object
There are 6 major edit behaviors you can use to quickly edit objects in different manners.
The Multiple Copy edit button makes it easy to create regularly spaced or concentric copies of any object or group of objects.
Imported pictures and pdf files can be cropped, resized, and edited to use in your plan and layout files.
The Color Chooser allows you to select a color from a picture on your computer and use it in your plan.
You can add stretch zones and stretch planes to symbol based objects to allow for correct resizing of the symbol.
Using custom macros for object labels gives you flexibility in the label format and still keeps them accurate when items are resized.