Framing Basics in Chief Architect - automatic & manual framing, openings & headers, wall framing details, floor & roof framing, deck framing, trusses and framing layers / layer sets.
Framing can be produced either automatically, manually or by a combination of both. It can be extensively edited, displayed in camera views and calculated to the Materials List.
Framing components for doors and windows can be specified in defaults and modified on an opening by opening basis where needed.
Use this tool or generate framing for selected objects without modifying the unselected objects.
Framing Reference Markers are reference points that specify how to lay out automatically-produced framing.
Mitered joints can be created using the Miter and Join edit tools.
Check Use Line for Framing in CAD Defaults to show all framing members as single lines rather than as closed polylines in floor plan view.
Setting up your deck to get the most out of the automatic deck framing feature