Online & Mobile Training Videos

Videos applicable to the products listed below. To view the Home Designer videos, please use this link: http://video.homedesignersoftware.com/.
Chief Architect Premier Chief Architect Premier  Chief Architect Interiors Chief Architect Interiors



Number   Title Duration
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
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
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
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

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.

04:09
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.

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
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.