Online & Mobile Training Videos



Number   Title Duration
1563
Features Introduced in Chief Architect X4

A brief tour of new features introduced in Chief Architect X4

12:02
1564
Defaults - The New Set as Default Tool

The Set as Default edit button allows you to apply the settings in a selected object's specification dialog to the defaults for that type of object.

02:53
1565
New Chief Architect Library Content and Catalogs

The Chief Architect Library Browser allows you to manage the contents of the library as well as add library content to your drawings.

09:16
1566
New Text Features in Chief Architect

New Text Styles allow you to apply the same default text settings to all objects using dynamic defaults for text information.

03:22
1567
Working with Text Styles

In Chief Architect, a Text Style is a saved set of attributes that can be assigned to any object that displays text, such as Text, Callouts, Markers, Dimensions Schedules, CAD objects, and object labels.

13:15
1568
Labels - Working with Labels

Object labels can display in floor plan and cross section/elevation views for a variety of different object types based on one of several parameters.

15:20
1569
Labels - Labels for Layout Views

Labels can be specified for layout boxes.

04:31
1570
Labels - Working with Label Macros

Information about a specific object can be shown in its label, when specified in the object's specification dialog, or in a text object with an arrow pointing to the object.

13:49
1571
New Layers and Layer Tools in Chief Architect

New Object Layer Properties edit tool lets you access and modify the layer settings associated with a selected object.

07:07
1572
New Wall Features in Chief Architect

Several new wall features have been added including pony wall control, wall intersection settings, and foundation wall controls.

13:03
1573
Foundations - Walls, Footings and Rooms

New Slab Footing wall tool creates interior footings and defines rooms with Monolithic Slab foundations.

11:36
1574
Foundations - New Default Settings

The Slab Footing Defaults dialog lets you control default footing size and other attributes of Monolithic Slab foundations.

04:38
1575
Foundations - Working with Bearing Walls

New Bearing Wall specification produce a foundation wall below the selected wall.

02:54
1576
Foundations - Using the New Monolithic Slab Technology

Monolithic slabs are now created using walls with footings.

10:59
1577
Foundations - Creating Brick Ledges for Monolithic Slabs

New Foundation to This Line option and Offset setting let you control how foundation walls align with walls above.

06:16
1578
Foundations - Generating Foundations with Attached Garages

You can now specify the Pour Number of concrete Foundation and Footing Walls.

10:20
1579
Roofs - Working with Roof Slope Labels

New Roof labels display pitch and pitch direction.

07:02
1580
New Door & Window Features in Chief Architect

Several new door and window features have been added including new defaults and edit tools.

08:29
1581
New Cabinet Features in Chief Architect

Several new cabinet features have been added including frameless cabinets and stacked molding controls.

06:35
1582
Using Offsets to Combine Stacked Molding Profiles

New Horizontal Offset setting allows you to create built up and/or recessed moldings in rooms and on cabinets and other objects.

03:45
1583
New Electrical and Lighting Features in Chief Architect

Several new electrical features have been added including settings measured in lumens that correspond to light bulb wattages, edit tool to turn lights on/off, and the ability to control the Text Style of electrical fixture labels.

08:43
1584
New Dimension Features in Chief Architect

You can now control the Text Style - including the transparency and text color - of dimension labels.

10:29
1585
New Schedule Features in Chief Architect

Several new schedule features have been added including the ability to control the Line Style, Fill Style and Text Style of schedules.

08:10
1586
New CAD Features in Chief Architect

You can now control the Text Style of CAD objects set to display line length or angle.

08:06
1587
New 3D View Capabilities in Chief Architect

Several new wall 3D view features have been added including layer controls and label edit handles.

08:13
1588
New Materials List Features in Chief Architect

New Label column in Materials Lists, the Master List and the Components dialog lists object labels for reference purposes.

04:21
1589
Zen-Bath Ray Trace Rendering Project Part 1 - Lighting

Part 1 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of sunlight, decorative lights and hidden lights in ray tracing.

16:18
1590
Zen-Bath Ray Trace Rendering Project Part 2 - Materials

Part 2 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of setting up material textures properly for ray tracing.

12:56
1591
Zen-Bath Ray Trace Rendering Project Part 3 - Ray Trace Settings

Part 3 of the Zen-Bath project will go over the importance of correctly configuring up your ray trace settings.

17:52
1592
Options for Drawing Ridge Caps and Vents

There are a number of different methods to manually indicate ridge caps in your design.

11:13
1593
Using Roof Planes to Draw Ridge Caps and Valley Flashing

An in-depth look at using roof planes to model ridge caps.

17:43
Some features in the training videos may not be applicable in the Lite or Interiors versions.