Chief Architect insulated you from a lot of CAD terminology. One item you do need to know is XYZ and how this works while you’re drawing your plan.
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Many people don’t understand that Chief is 4 programs in one – 3D Modeling, 2D CAD, Rendering and Working Drawing Drawing Layout all in one package.
Just because you now own a CAD program are you all of a sudden a Design Professional. This video will shed some light on this topic.
When you’re about to create a plan there are some steps that you need to take. Spend a few minutes before starting your design project and you’ll save way more time later.
Like most computer programs there are settings that affect how everything works. The correct settings can save you a lot of time in your 3D Plans and Drawings.
When you start adding things to a plan in Chief Architect there are certain steps that need to be followed to achieve the best results.
Creating Floors and levels in chief can be confusing and challenging. Understanding how they really work will save you many hours of frustration on each 3D Model you create.
Chief Architect is nothing more than a CAD program. And It’s a great one, but the roof tools confuse just about everyone. Discover how the roofs in Chief really work.
The term “Layers” tends to send a shiver down many CAD users back. Once you understand how layers are used in your drawings you’ll wonder how you lived without them.
Since Chief is a full blown 3D program you’ll be amazed at everything that you can do with the 3D Tools especially with the Slabs and Molding Polylines.