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A look at each of the major components of a stair project - steps, stringboards, handrails and newel posts - and how to apply and modify their parameters. It's possible to edit all instances of a component at the same time, or to select an individual step, stringboard etc and adjust that independently of all the others. The control and flexibility that's possible makes it very quick to optimise your design for aesthetics, safety and ease of manufacture.

General step parameters

How to adjust all steps and risers of your stair at the same time. You can add/remove risers, change material,...

Individual step parameters

How to select and individual step and modify its parameters in isolation, with a similar set of options to the...

General stringboard parameters

How to modify the stringboards of your stair. Options include changing the material, thickness and width of your stringers, and...

Handrail parameters

How to add and modify handrails in StairDesigner. Handrails can be curved (following the step nosings), straight or constructed in...

Newel post parameters

How to add and modify newel posts. As usual, it is easy to change the material of one or all...

Link parameters: step/newel

How to adjust the penetration of the steps and risers in the newel posts. This can be adjusted for all...

Link parameters: banisters

The assembly between the banisters and the handrail and also between the banisters and the stringboard can be adjusted to...

Link parameters: wedging

Wedging is a specialist link parameter feature that extends the step and riser housing to the edge of the stringboard...