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  1. Does anyone know where the defaults for dimension markers are? I really want to remove them altogether, but I don't think there's any way to do that, so I just set the radii to zero so they disappear. I'm wondering if there are marker default settings tucked away somewhere so I can change default marker radius to zero & not have to keep doing it manually.
  2. I see, thank you! I'll mess around with the library browser and see if I can keep it locked in place
  3. When I'm working in Chief, I like to have my Library Browser and Active Layer Display Options on the left side of the screen, one on top of the other (see attachment). I adjust the sizes to make them about equal, and then I lock the toolbars. However, every time I reboot my computer, both of those windows revert to their default sizes, with the Active Layer Display Options almost nonexistent and the Library Browser taking up most of the space. My question is whether or not there is a way to keep the toolbars locked at a certain size permanently. Thoughts?
  4. I've been noticing a consistent issue with electrical connections not staying connected to the objects they are supposed to. When I create a plan and save it, often when I return weeks later to do edits, I find that the electrical connections are no longer "attached" to the fixtures or switches, and that when I move something, the connection no longer moves with it. Additionally, when I go to Tools>Checks>Plan Check, it identifies every switch and fixture as not connected to anything. Furthermore, when I try to adjust and reconnect the connections, they start merging irregularly, or disappearing altogether. The plan in question is attached in a zip folder; any suggestions that don't involve reconnecting everything from scratch would be greatly appreciated! ashton.zip
  5. No worries, figured it out myself! I changed the wall type from stucco to brick, edited the wall layer intersections so they matched up, and then I turned it back from brick into stucco again, and it came out right ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  6. The problem is the incomplete intersection of the 2-story brick wall on the left with the stucco wall on the right. The gap you see on the corner is the issue; not the wall itself.
  7. I've been having some trouble on this specific plan with the wall layer intersection between brick and stucco on this one corner. I have attached a PDF of the corner that is not intersecting correctly, as well as an additional PDF of a different corner on the same floor of the same plan that does intersect correctly. As far as I can tell, the settings for the walls and roofs in question are exactly the same. The problem arises when the roof edge highlighted with a red line butts up against that stucco wall. When the roof is not touching the wall, I'm able to use the "edit wall layer intersections" tool to correct the corner. However, as soon as I move that roof plane to attach to that wall, it reverts to the same incomplete corner you see in the picture. Any suggestions as to where to look for a solution would be much appreciated.
  8. I'm running Chief Architect Premier X12, and I'm working on a porch that I'm trying to get just right. The goal is to have posts on either end that are to the ceiling, with a third column in the center that is to the rail. I've attached a PDF of how I have it now, but I had to manually add the center post after the fact. My question is: do we have a way to automatically make that center post of a different height, or is that something I'll just need to do manually each time? Front Porch.pdf
  9. I solved the issue! I went into my dimension default settings for my main 1/4" scale dimension defaults and changed the rounding behavior from "grid rounding" to "distance rounding." It appears that with grid rounding it will not allow itself to round up, which I needed it to do. With distance rounding, it appears to now be rounding to the nearest half inch, regardless of whether that is up or down, instead of automatically rounding down every time.
  10. David, I do have primary format of smallest fraction set to nearest 1/2 inch. Is there a setting that is preventing dimensions from ever rounding up? That appears to be my issue here. Thanks, Jack
  11. Using Chief X12 and have a question about rounding. Is there a way to make dimensions round to the nearest fraction? Using the manual dimensioning tools, the program is rounding inconsistently. For example, I have my current dimension defaults set to show fractions to the nearest 1/2". However, it won't round to the nearest 1/2", it will only round down. One measurement in particular is 10'-4.94", and it's showing up on the floor plan as 10'-4 1/2" instead of 10'-5" like I want it to. This is causing exterior dimensions to appear inconsistent and is overall a huge headache for me. Is there some setting I'm not aware of that is preventing the dimensions from rounding up when I need them to? Thanks, Jack