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  1. solver's post in Shelf ceiling pantry below a ceiling with 2 heights was marked as the answer   
  2. solver's post in Importing sketchup file was marked as the answer   
    You may need a 2018 version. I'd find one, not necessarily the symbol you need, and try it.
     
    Did you search the forum? Probably more specific info in previous similar threads.
     
     
  3. solver's post in Is there a setting that can change an imported PDF floor plan's transparency level? was marked as the answer   
    You can lock its layer, but that will lock everything on that layer.
     
     
    Change the colors in HD -- make walls red, for example.
  4. solver's post in Locking / hiding reference images? was marked as the answer   
    Use Transform/Replicate to move it if you do not want to see it. 
     
    Imported images are on the CAD, Default layer which you can set to not display, and/or lock, but that will affect all items on that layer.
     
    And no, you cannot change an items layer.
  5. solver's post in DWG Export minus the hatches was marked as the answer   
  6. solver's post in Exterior Wall Siding was marked as the answer   
    It's not obvious when you edit your original post to add additional info as we see the last post made and don't start over at the beginning. If you do so, add a comment saying you did so.
     
    The simple way to do what you want is to use a Wall Covering applied in the Exterior Room.
     
    Click just outside an exterior wall. It's easy to select the wall, but try again until you see a highlight that surrounds the plan. Open the room and add a Wall Covering to represent your rock.
     
    You can also do this wall by wall if the rock does not wrap the house.
  7. solver's post in Cross section dimension not the same was marked as the answer   
    Please see my comments here:
     
     
  8. solver's post in Roof section laying down in room...Help was marked as the answer   
    Your foundation forms a room just like the rooms above. Select it, open it, Structure panel, uncheck Roof Over This Room.
     
     
    I'll suggest yo send this problem plan to Chief/Home Designer. It may be a bug that they will need to see to be able to fix.
     
     

  9. solver's post in Skylight Labels was marked as the answer   
    You can create a new Text Style -- I just used an already defined one to make the text larger. You will also change everything on the roof labels layer.
     

  10. solver's post in Ceiling Height Measurements was marked as the answer   
    Walls are typically built using pre cut studs in lengths of 92.625, 104.625 and 116.625, for 8', 9' and 10' walls.
     
    Add 4.5" for a single bottom and double top plates and you have your ceiling height.
     
    Default 1st floor ceilings are 9' so just add or subtract in multiples of 12" for standard height walls.
     
     
    I'll adjust the Rough Ceiling, but you might experiment with changing other fields.
     
     
    Whatever you do, set up your floor defaults first, then change any odd rooms individually.
  11. solver's post in Where is my Flat Regions Specification ELEVATION option???? was marked as the answer   
    I took a look at the article you are following and noticed it's from 2015. I'm guessing the program changed and the article was not updated.
     
     
     
  12. solver's post in How to create a Saltbox kiosk? was marked as the answer   
  13. solver's post in Rain Gutters on Zero Eaves (1/4") was marked as the answer   
    You probably need more overhang.
     
     
    With Suite, you cannot change or remove gutters.
  14. solver's post in Loft Dormer Problems was marked as the answer   
  15. solver's post in Modeling a semi + half basement with HD Architect edition was marked as the answer   
  16. solver's post in L-Shaped Shed Roof Problems was marked as the answer   
  17. solver's post in Cannot Change Line Weights in Plan View was marked as the answer   
    Make it 60 (just make it more) to see a difference.
  18. solver's post in Room Definition (garage) seems to gone. was marked as the answer   
    Check all the walls making sure they are connected to one another, and none are marked No Room Definition. 
     
    And, please post images directly -- no need to make a PDF of an image.
  19. solver's post in Bahama Shutters was marked as the answer   
    Please take a minute and fill out your signature -- see below. Knowing what software you are using is often key to providing a suggestion.

     

    Have you checked the 3D Warehouse?

     

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    Resources for self help:
     
    The built in Help System (always a good place to start)
     
    Getting Started
     
    Knowledge Base
     
    YouTube
  20. solver's post in Floor molding wraps door opening was marked as the answer   
    Please post a picture of what you are seeing.
     
    Like Kat, I see no problem.
     
    I do wonder why the doors have no casing.
  21. solver's post in Ceiling structure vs floor structure was marked as the answer   
    One more question. Looking at a camera view from the second floor toward the entry closet on first floor, I see no ceiling structure, even though I specified "ceiling above". What happened to the ceiling that is supposed to be there?

     

     

    It's because of the Open Below space above. Place a room divider or invisible wall on the second floor to create a room over the closet. That will get you a floor structure you can modify to become the ceiling structure of the closet below.

     

    I sometimes delete the floor structure in an open below room. Not sure if this would help.
  22. solver's post in Problem seeing vaulted ceiling was marked as the answer   
    I looked at this in Chief Architect, but I believe it's the same in Pro.
     
    Your roof structure is using the room ceiling finish, but you have no room ceiling finish.
     
    Either uncheck Use Room Ceiling Finish in the roof dialog, or put the room ceiling structure back in the room dialog.


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    It helps if we know what title (Suite, Pro etc) and version (2014, 2015 etc) you are using. You can add this info to your signature by clicking on your user name at the top right of the page, click My Settings, then Signature on the left.


    Resources for self help:

    The built in Help System (always a good place to start)

    Getting Started

    Knowledge Base

    YouTube
  23. solver's post in Pier and Curtain Foundation was marked as the answer   
    Correct. After doing the first, I used the Transform/Replicate tool to copy at a fixed distance along the wall.
     
    A slab can have a footing, but it takes on the material of the slab, so when painting the slab as block, the footings also appear as block, so I made them separately as slabs. You could create an Architectural Block of the 2 pieces and then use it for the interior.
  24. solver's post in Back Porch Slab @ Finished Floor Ht. was marked as the answer   
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  25. solver's post in Balcony to Outdoor Room creates a void in ceiling was marked as the answer   
    A Balcony room type by default has no ceiling or roof.

    Change the settings (check the options) in the room structure panel to have a Roof Over This Room and Ceiling Over This Room.

    Also make sure the ceiling height (absolute elevation) matches the space the balcony is in.