CAD Basics

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10:46

Generating a Roof on Multiple Levels of a Structure

6:27

Story and a Half Roof

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Automatic Dormer Tools

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Openings - Doors and Windows

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13:20

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17:21

Placing and Modifying Library Objects

21:13

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13:14

Adding Stairs to Your Plan

14:09

Adding Outlets, Switches and Lighting to Your Plan

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Automatic Floor Framing

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Automatic Wall Framing

2:28

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Terrain, Site Plan

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Terrain, Landscaping

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Orthographic Views

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Ray Trace Basics

Video No. 77

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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