11 Curving a Straight Staircase

Straight stairs can easily be curved - or curved stairs, straightened - using the Change Line/Arc edit button, select the stair section then click this button.

12 Displaying Objects Below Stairs

Staircases can be made transparent so that shelves, cabinets, appliances or fixtures placed under the stairs may be seen.

13 Drawing Stairs Down From a Deck or Porch

Use the Click Stairs tool to easily place stairs between levels on the same floor or between a floor platform and the terrain with a single click.

14 Message: Please break or extend this landing edge to match the end of the stair section it is against.

This Information message will display when a stair section is connected to a landing along an edge that is not the same width as the stairs.

15 Using the Click Stairs Tool

The Click Stairs tool is a convenient tool for creating a stair section between floor platforms on the same floor of a plan or form a deck down to the terrain.

16 Using the Flare and Curve Stairs Edit Tools

Create curved stair treads or flare the stairs, even using precise arcs if necessary, with the Flare/Curve Stairs edit tool.