Online & Mobile Training Videos

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Chief Architect Premier Chief Architect Premier  Chief Architect Interiors Chief Architect Interiors



Number   Title Duration
9922
What's New in X6

A more indepth look at many of the new features added to Chief Architect for this release

58:31
5260
What's New in X6 Summary

A quick look at many of the new features that have been added to Chief Architect this release.

09:07
5239
Door and Window Framing Controls

Framing components for doors and windows can be specified in defaults and modified on an opening by opening basis where needed.

02:52
5238
3D Moldings

04:35
5237
Preference Settings

04:23
5236
Edit Tools

05:43
5234
Material Region Tools

The Floor Material Region and Wall Material Region tools make it easy to add accent areas to your floors and walls.

05:48
5233
Printing the Layout

19:50
5232
Using the Material Painter on Pony Walls

02:13
5231
Additional Window Features

21:01
5230
Railing Walls

09:19
5229
Library Catalogs and Content

05:00
5228
Additional Door Features

12:44
5227
Exporting ResCheck Data

08:38
5226
Displaying Pony Walls in Layout

04:35
5225
Cropping Images and PDF's

02:03
5224
Reference Display Drawing Order

02:04
5223
Camera and Ray Trace Features

Take a look at the rendering and ray trace tools in Chief Architect

12:26
5222
Plan View Panel in Layout

07:03
5221
Object Specification Dialog Boxes

03:48
5220
Room Divider Wall Type

09:59
5219
Additional Layout Features

15:40
5218
Applying Custom Backsplashes to Cabinets and Showers

How to apply a backsplash for base & wall cabinets; and using the custom backsplash tool

08:35
5217
Active Defaults

04:09
5216
Toolbars and Tool Buttons

14:27
5215
Working with Multiple Windows and Tabbed Views

Tabs make it easy to switch between views, dock and undock views, tile views, and create multiple windows.

07:39
5214
Using Side Windows

Dock and undock side windows use multiple monitors and customize your workspace.

05:46
5213
Using Multiple Main Layers & Controlling Wall Intersections

Group multiple walls layers as one main layer and adjust wall connections to snap to different layers manually.

05:27
5211
Adding Walls to the Library

Save custom wall types to the library for quick access in all plans without exporting wall types.

03:25
5210
Using Bearing Walls on the Foundation Level

Designate walls as bearing walls to have framing lap or but in that location.

02:53
5209
Identifying Unconnected Wall Ends

Wall connection indicators are useful when resolving room definition problems.

01:49
5208
Additional Schedule Features

Group similar objects, re-order columns and rows in the schedule, chose which objects to include in the schedule and modify their description.

11:13
5207
Dimension Features

Have more control over what objects dimensions locate by adjusting your dimension defaults.

02:27
5205
Layout Features

Organize your layout pages by using page templates and the Project Broswer.

16:54
5204
Using the Build Framing for Selected Objects Edit Tool

Use this tool or generate framing on selected objects without modifying the unselected objects.

03:37
5203
Using Bearing Walls

Use bearing walls to indicate where to have joists butt and lap, or to generate supporting foundation walls.

05:21
5202.1
Creating Floor Platforms that Hang inside Walls

08:56
5202
Creating Floor Platforms that Hang inside Walls

08:50
5108
Using a Generated Sky as a Backdrop

A sky model representing different atmospheric conditions can be used in your camera views instead of an image backdrop.

04:40
5119
Multiple Door and Drawer Styles in a Cabinet

Multiple door and drawer styles can be assigned to a single cabinet to create unlimited combinations.

10:40
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
Some features in the training videos may not be applicable in the Interiors version.