Very often when drawing a set of plans, especially with the 2D CAD tools it’s easy to forget that Chief has a great mirror function called “Reflect” It saves a ton of time.
Enjoy these articles at Quality Plans related to Chief Architect and other areas of your design and construction business. Compliments of Dan Baumann from ChiefExperts.com
If your drawings and designs have multiple pages and views it’s important to understand how to use layers and layer sets on the layout to view different items in your plan.
Resizing an object in your CAD plan is easy with concentric jump. It’s a great tool for doing lot set back lines and many other types of items in Chief Architect.
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.