Introduction to Stairs - stair types, stair options, stairwells (open to below rooms), head room and stair railing styles.
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Chief Architect offers many customization tools including efficient stair tools. Learn how to create wrap around or mitered stairs on a deck.
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Use edit handles, or the Staircase Specification dialog, to resize stairs.
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Understand how to use the advanced stair settings to lock the Number of Stair Treads and specify the Stair Riser heights
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Control the plan display of stairs with tread details, arrows, fonts and arrow styles, stair breaklines, display under the stairs, adding a molding to a landing and misc. stair tips
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Landings can be edited like other closed polyline-based objects to create custom shapes.
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Display Newels / Balusters / Hand Railings in the Staircase or Wall Railing in floor plan view. Display the Stair Breakline in plan view.
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Change the materials on a stair to create a concrete staircase.
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Exterior Stairs from a Deck to the Terrain & Custom Stair Railing that follows stairs
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There are several methods for creating curved stairs in your plan
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Curved Stairs can be created using the curved stair tool, converting straight stairs to curved or by drawing straight stairs next to a curved wall or by Aligning Curved Stairs to Fit a Curved Wall
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Wall and Railing Options for stairs for a partial wall and railings, walls that are cut by stairs and walls on the outside of stairs
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How to Align Stairs Across Floors using Copy/Paste Hold Position and the floor Reference Display from the floor below or above
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Enclose the underside of the staircase using walls.
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Creating a Winder staircase against two walls, enclosing the staircase and drawing walls for the winders to attach
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Using the Winders setting in stairs allows you to have a handrail die into a wall, part way up the staircase.
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