Drawing and editing CAD based objects is an essential skill to learn as the edit tools and methods are used for virtually all objects in Chief Architect.
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With Chief Architect's CAD tools you can create high quality details for your designs.
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In a Cross Section view you can easily add details to show framing, wall, windows and other objects
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The Break Line edit tool can be used to create two types of breaks: partial breaks and complete breaks.
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Use the Polyline Union edit button to combine two or more closed polylines or solids into a single object.
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Use the Polyline Subtract edit button to subtract the area of one object that overlaps another object of the same type to create a third, new object.
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The Extend Objects and Trim Objects edit tools allow you to lengthen or shorten a variety of CAD objects and framing members.
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Using Chief Architect's CAD tools to draw arcs, circles, ovals and ellipses
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Fillet or Chamfer all corners at one time or use sticky mode to choose which corners to edit.
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Quickly add plan view shadow polylines to see how the structure will shade the property on any given day of the year.
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Chief Architect's CAD tools allow you to do more than add detail to your plans. You can use CAD to create 3 dimensional objects as well.
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Take a deeper look at using the CAD tools for lines, splines and points.
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Explore using Chief Architect's CAD line and polyline tools
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There are many edit tools available to use when working with CAD lines and polylines
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Whether you make your own or use one of the hundreds supplied in the library, CAD details can be used to show construction details
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Using the Draw Order tools, users can modify the order items draw in in plan views.
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This is the first in a series of 3 introductory sessions covering the basics of using the CAD tools in Chief Architect
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The second of 3 introductory sessions on using Chief Architect's CAD tools. This class focuses on creating custom CAD details.
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The 3rd of 3 introductory sessions, looking at working with CAD tools in Chief Architect
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Using insertion points in your custom CAD blocks eases placement in details created from live plan geometry.
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Labels can be added to any polyline based object in the specification dialog.
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Using the quadrant bearing information from a surveyor, we can create a site plan for our project.
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Control Fill Style for cabinet Plan View display. Adjust Line Weights in plan and elevation views. Add CAD Detailing to views and change layers, fill, and line styles to create space planning indicators and material patterns.
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