Railings Assemblies

Railings alt > Railings

This command is used to place a parametric railing assembly in the scene.

Drag the command into the scene and set the options, to dimension the railing you can enter the values in the dialog.

Drag on element If you drag the railing on the stair element such lateral or landing, the dimension and angle are setting in automatic.

Railings Parameters Railings Preview on Steel Stair
Railings param Railings Preview on Steel Stair

The dialog is divided into two sections:

Railing Sizebox

Railing Sizebox In this section, you can set the dimensions of the railing and change the orientation placement position (for the railing post and for the kick strip). Railing combo In the combo box, you can select the railing assembly.

Parameter grid

Railing Sizebox This table shows the parameters relating to the railing selected with the values that can be modified by the user.

Library Folders

Railing folders The icon at the top left of the dialog opens the window for setting the Steel Stairs library folders: in this folder you can save the railing assembly.

Custom Assembly Railing

In order to adapt railing to the chosen dimensions, the assembly that make up the railing must be parametric, and be saved in the respective folder of the library.

The assembly must contain at least these parameters: Length - matches to L of the railing Height - matches to H of the railing Angle - used to adapt the element to the angle of the staircase (if the railing was released on a sloped side profile) and all other parameters required to properly size the railing

if the comment column is filled with parameter descriptions, they will be shown in the dialog box as a tooltip

furthermore, the position of the anchor will be used as an insertion point.

Here are some examples: Railings Assy ex

Tubes_lateral is an assembly with tubolar railing and a side plate: Railings Assy ex in order to adapt the size to the railing, the assembly must contain these parameters:

  • Length - matches to L of the railing
  • Height - matches to H of the railing
  • Angle - it is use for adapt the element to the angle to the stair

and the assembly and parts can contain other parameters:

  • other params - are use for drive the railing

if the comment column is filled with parameter descriptions, they will be shown in the dialog box as a tooltip