Forum: Stairs

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The handrail/ stair tool

Posted on: 04 Jun, 2014

When I try to add a handrail to my stair it will not snap to the stair. The handrail stays on the horizontal axis with no clear relation/ reference to the stair it has attached to. Any Suggestions? Thanks
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Curved stairs

Posted on: 13 Mar, 2014

Hi Guys, I'm trying to create the curved stair as shown in the attached photo, using the Cadimage polystair. I can get as far as curving the side using the shape edit mode, but can't figure out how to create the curved treads and also the uneven length sides (when you look at the photo the left side projects longer than the right side). Can this be done using the polystair? Thanks,Harley SE2013
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How can I add another component?

Posted on: 03 Dec, 2013

I created a stair from the basement to ground floor but realised that the top of the stair should actually come to a landing and then go up one more step to groundfloor level. How can I add a landing to the top of the existing cadimage polystair and then one more step to the landing? Cheers
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Can the newel height be higher than the handrail by say 150mm?

Posted on: 06 May, 2013

I need to create a stair with handrail like the one attached, where the handrail is lower than the top of the newel post. Maybe I am missing a simple setting but just can't get it to work? Thanks
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Documentation for Using the Preset Manager

Posted on: 12 Mar, 2013

We are a production residental builder with 65 buildings in our inventory. This translates to the creation and maintenance of 100+ different stairs. While the configurations vary, the basic stair parameters and 2D graphic representation standards should be uniform across these 65 standard plans. I would like to capture some basic parameters for re-use in the creation of stair assemblies. Is there a guide to capturing and using Presets in general and more specific information for using this concept with the Stairs Tool. examples: basic 2D plan representations; typical stair construction parameters such as treadwidth, thickness, nosings, etc.
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How do you make a landing in a dogleg stair wider than the stair run?

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2013

how do you make a landing in a dogleg stair wider than the stair run? the landing is in 3 pieces. I tried making it wider but then the other two turning landings do not redraw properly as I think the mitre is permantly set to only 45 degress
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How can I get the panel on the Railing tool to come down to the stairs?

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2013

Hi I have a stair where the railings are a simple panel that goes from the bottom of the risers up, ive attached a photo of what I can achieve thus far, always get that break between the stairs & the railing. Is this even possible?Thanks!
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My stairs wont assemble correctly

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2013

Landing in stair does not assemble correctly and seem to impede handrail connections to work, attaches is a .mod file with the editable and assembled stairs shown. How do i get the landings to assemble properly?
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How do you turn off the label in the polystair?

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2013

Hi, can you please advise me where I can turn off the label riser height and tread in the polystair. Thanks
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Is it possible to move the breakline position and angle?

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2013

Hi, I have a rather complex stair designed using the PolystairI have assembled it and the break line appears but its position isnt in the right place & looks unsightlyI have looked through all of the settings & cant see any way to adjust this?Thank you
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How to alter display of stair 'above home story'

Posted on: 24 Aug, 2012

We cannot seem to figure out how to alter the display/appearance of the stair above the home story. It only shows up as dashed. How can we change the appearance to be displayed with solid lines. Plan view is set to show up on home story and story above. Thanks
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My Newel posts arent being cut to the guardrail/handrail

Posted on: 13 Aug, 2012

I can't intersect the newel posts and handrails correctly, especially the bottom or top post. circular handrails are also a trimming issue.
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why is my polystair slightly wider

Posted on: 27 Jun, 2012

My poly stair is slightly wider at the top than the bottom of a single flight....why does this occur and how do I fix it.
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Is there no way to rotate the text for Stairs?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

Hi, Is there any way to change the Text orientation in Stairs? (Pls. see below) Many Thanks
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How can I turn off and edit the tread and riser notes?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

Hi again Just wondering how do I turn off and edit the tread and riser notes? Kind Regards
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How can I remove the editable note in the Stairs tool?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

Good morning Questions with regard to Poly Stair? 1. How do I turn off the editable note?
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How to set the exact height of a riser?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

Is there a way to set stair rise and set the exact height of a riser? In the tool box marked Cadimage Stair Components-Settings the third heading states that one can set or edit the treads and risers of the stair.....However no matter what I do I can't see where the edit button for the riser is.. As you can see I have a rise of over one foot I want to be able to set the Rise and Run of the stair How do I do that without trial and error?
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How can I create a custom stair using Cadimage Polystair?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

Hi, I created a stair with the stair tool, the first step though should be a quadrant as shown. I cant seem to make it appear as I want What do I have to do ? Cheers
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Stretching rails length along a stair?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

When placing a rail on a stair flight I can not seem to edit the length of it; for example if I want it to go halfway up a particular flight.
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How do I make the railing tool select the stairs & not the slab?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

How do I get the railing tool to relate to the stairs (polystair) and not slabs roof planes etc. without having to turn all those layers off or move the stairs clear of those items to place the railing then re-inserting the stair?
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Why can I not adjust Cadimage Railing to use as fence?

Posted on: 06 Jun, 2012

Hi, I am having issues with the Cadimage railing. It is not adjusting at all, I am wondering if this might be because it is not attached to a stair? It is being used as a rail on a deck floor slab instead. I would prefer to use it rather than the fence library parts because it has more options to create a more complex rail... any ideas? Cheers,