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Hi! I'm working on a winding stair with the Stair Tool, and I was wondering what the colour code on the stairs in plan in the Stair Tool signifies. When I click on the stairs in this plan, they change colour (yellowish green, grey, tan or white) and the number of angled/winder treads changes, but I can't understand  the correlation between the colour and geometric change. More importantly, I can't figure out how to model the stair that I want: the screenshot below shows what I want (magenta line drawing) vs. what I've managed to build with the stair tool. Any suggestions?




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Hello, this is one of the power functions of the stair: the widget is not static, it is interactive!

You can define

  • winding threads
  • slanted (oblique) threads

by clicking on the thread in the widget, where you want them to start.

If your Oblique Bottom/Top thread is not zero, the yellow will show you what happens.











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