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There are several choices of layout template examples preloaded with Chief Architect that you can customize.  File > New Layout From Template.  Also plenty of sample plans you can download with example layouts: https://www.chiefarchitect.com/products/samples.html

 

The true value of a personalized layout template is knowing how it was built and depending on the level of complexity required it is likely best to learn how to make your own.  That being said if you have a specific request someone may be willing to work with you to help you out with fast tracking your goals.

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everyone usually creates their own, I have never seen one that I want to use, you can start with one chief provides and modify. I have seen some very nice layout templates ( Joe Carrick) with many macro's that generate automatically,

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