Tips, Tricks & Product News - Easily draw, and modify stairs, in Punch Software!

Tips, Tricks & Product News - Easily draw, and modify stairs, in Punch Software!

How to easily draw, and modify stairs, in Punch Software?

 

Easily draw, and modify stairs, in Punch Software! On the Floor plan tab, click the Straight Stairway Tool, located on the toolbar. 

In the drawing area, click to set the start point and drag in the direction you

want the stairs to rise, then click again to set the next point.

Continue to click points and drag to define the shape of the stairway, and then

Double-click to stop the drawing process.

Easily draw, and modify stairs, in Punch Software!

To modify the stairs, select the “Selection Tool/ White arrow and select the stairs, so they are highlighted.

Now you can modify the stairs using this menu in the top right of the screen.

Easily draw, and modify stairs, in Punch Software!

Note: Always press the ENTER key to accept new values in a text box.

Staircase Height defines the distance from the base of the staircase to the

top step.

Staircase Width defines the distance from one side of the staircase to the

other side.

Skirt Walls checkbox controls the display alongside the staircase. When

selected, the walls are enabled; when deselected they are disabled.

Step Height defines the height of the step risers.

Step Depth defines the depth of the stair treads.

Open checkbox controls if step risers are included. When selected, risers are

excluded; when deselected they are included

Handrails Height defines the distance from the bottom of the handrail to the top.

Left and Right checkboxes control the display of the left and right handrails. When

selected, the handrail is enabled; when deselected it is disabled.

Closed Stringer's checkbox controls whether the stringer is closed along the side of

the staircase or open. When selected, the full stringer is closed along the side of the

Staircase; when deselected the stringer is cut open with each step.

Large Base checkbox controls the size of the base of the stringer. When

selected, a large base is enabled; when deselected it is disabled.