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    by Dennis Collin

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

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    Fig. From this,

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    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.

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    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.

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