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By MiccalM
#188224
How can I create a stair that continues for multiple levels?
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By NCornia
#188235
All of the stair objects can be adjusted for height, so you can make them as tall as you want. The only thing is that if the stair is a U or L shaped stair they are only going to retain the 2 runs. Could make for a steep climb. :)

If you want a u-shaped stair to run multiple stories you will need to place the stair on each story with a landing at each level for one stair to end on and the other to begin.

Download the ArchiCAD Essentials interactive training guide :http://www.graphisoft.com/education/training_guides/

Chapter 4 Make stairs -



Chapter 5 Make openings for stairs -


You can also make your own stairs using slabs, complex walls and so on.
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By jfa_ra
#269831
We were able to create a stair tower with a series of of stairs that extend vertically through the shaft. While each flight of the stair is a separate object, the inside guard/handrail is a single object the extents the full height of the stair.
(It took a series adjustments to get the tread offsets as desired.)

Regards,

Joe A.
(since 8.0)
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Stair 1.jpg
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By LaszloNagy
#293255
True.
And ARCHICAD's Stair Tool does dozens of things Revit's Stair cannot. :wink:
By theotheranony
#294349
LaszloNagy wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:56 pm
True.
And ARCHICAD's Stair Tool does dozens of things Revit's Stair cannot. :wink:
Such as causing the user to have a mental breakdown..
By Bricklyne Clarence
#294418
theotheranony wrote:
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:25 pm
LaszloNagy wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:56 pm
True.
And ARCHICAD's Stair Tool does dozens of things Revit's Stair cannot. :wink:
Such as causing the user to have a mental breakdown..

Then why not use Revit?

Why use a software that you feel gives you mental breakdowns only to complain about it?
I can't imagine myself over at Revit forums complaining about how difficult and complicated it is to use, when I can just......NOT use it at all and save myself the headaches.
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By chrrev
#303413
LaszloNagy wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:56 pm
True.
And ARCHICAD's Stair Tool does dozens of things Revit's Stair cannot. :wink:
I am facing this problem with the stair tool, it is a real shortcoming and I can see no reason why it could not be fixed.
Typical lower storeys in mixed-use developments have ground floors of anything between 6 to 8m and perhaps 3 or 4 levels above that which necessitate more than 2 flights...
Why on earth can't I just continue the stair past 2 flights is mind boggling...
I am definitely not interested in making comparisons with other softwares, but this is really lousy I have to say. Especially in light of the fact that the first post is dated 2011 and here we are 8 years later.

That does not take away anything from the fact Archicad is a great software, but the whole point of these forums is precisely to try and improve the product. I think it is a very poor approach to dismiss genuine issues with a silly statement that Archicad stair tool can do things Revit can't. We should not get to that level, it is useless.