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Article Number000009205
TitleHow to Show Stairs Going Into a Lower Level in 2020 Design
Applies to2020 Design
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How to show stairs going into a lower level


Applies to:

2020 Design V11

Watch the video to see the step by step.


1. Make the floor transparent glass or invisible using the textures setting available in the Rendering Dashboard.    

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2. Place a stairway or staircase below floor level so that you can see it through the transparent floor.
3. Apply the following changes under the Attributes of the Staircase.
  • Up-down position: -84
  • Depth: 96 7/8.             

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        4. Add a floor material to everything but where the stairs should be seen using the Surface tool under the ITEMS tab.  

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       5.  Create a second surface and place it at the bottom of the stairs to replicate your floor at the other end.

       (NOTE: If you to see the walls going down, you will need to create additional surfaces from the elevation in order to
       replicate the passage down the stairs.)

        6.  You can download the sample file of this article here.

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