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    by Dennis Collin


    Users often ask how to get stairs to connect better to slabs, without having to resort to using In-place families.


    Fig. From this,


    Fig. … to this!            


    The default settings in stairs do not lend themselves very well in connecting to slabs with the default settings. However, a few other options are available which give better results than the former image above.


    Click and edit the stair family and select the run element. Set a negative offset for the Extend Below Riser Base property. This should be the same as the width of the target floor slab.


    Click apply and note that the stair bottom adjusts to the lower slab.