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Chief Architect Premier Chief Architect Interiors
|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.
|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.
|9922||What's New in X6|
A more indepth look at many of the new features added to Chief Architect for this release
|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.
|5233||Printing the Layout||19:50|
|5232||Using the Material Painter on Pony Walls||02:13|
|5231||Additional Window Features||21:01|
|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
|5222||Plan View Panel in Layout||07:03|
|5221||Object Specification Dialog Boxes||03:48|
|5220||Room Divider Wall Type||09:59|
|5218||Applying Custom Backsplashes to Cabinets and Showers|
How to apply a backsplash for base & wall cabinets; and using the custom backsplash tool
You can view and modify the defaults that are currently active by clicking the Active Defaults toolbar button. The Current CAD Layer and active Layer Set can be specified.
|5216||Toolbars and Tool Buttons|
he Toolbar Configurations installed with the program are designed to help make tools quickly and easily accessible; however, for greatest efficiency, you may want to customize them to meet your own particular needs.
|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.
|5214||Using Side Windows|
Dock and undock side windows use multiple monitors and customize your workspace.
|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.
|5211||Adding Walls to the Library|
Save custom wall types to the library for quick access in all plans without exporting wall types.
|5210||Using Bearing Walls on the Foundation Level|
Designate walls as bearing walls to have framing lap or but in that location.
|5209||Identifying Unconnected Wall Ends|
Wall connection indicators are useful when resolving room definition problems.
|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.
Have more control over what objects dimensions locate by adjusting your dimension defaults.
Organize your layout pages by using page templates and the Project Broswer.
|5204||Using the Build Framing for Selected Objects Edit Tool|
Use this tool or generate framing on selected objects without modifying the unselected objects.
|5203||Using Bearing Walls|
Use bearing walls to indicate where to have joists butt and lap, or to generate supporting foundation walls.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.