How to draw a railing

This article shows you how to use the editor to draw a railing

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To draw a railing you have to first open an Archilogic building model in the editor. Make sure that you've unlocked structural editing first.

Once structural editing has been unlocked click on the pencil button and select Railings from the dropdown menu. Alternatively, you can also use the "RA" shortcut to select the wall drawing tool.

Start drawing a railing by left-clicking into the scene and moving your mouse cursor.

Left-click again to set the length of the railing and place it into the scene.

Select the railing by left-clicking it to access additional drawing options in the menu bar on the right side of the window.

Position

With the X and Z values, you can change the position of the railing in the X and Z axis respectively while the Rotation value allows you to finetune the rotation of the railing.

Dimensions

The Height value allows you to control how high the railing should be while the Length value determines the length of the column. With the Base height value, you can control at which vertical height the column should start.

Configurations

Under Configurations, you can adjust the shape and behavior of the railing.

The Segmentation dropdown menu gives you a couple of different options for your railing.

  • If you select Distance from the dropdown menu you can set a standard distance for the individual balusters.
  • By selecting Number you can set a fixed number of balusters in your railing.
  • If you select None there won't be any balusters in the railing and you'll get a plate instead.

Depending on your selection you'll have different values that you can adjust.

Materials

At the bottom of the menu bar, you can give the railing a color value. To do so simply left-click the text box and paste a hexadecimal color value or left-click Custom to open a color picker tool and choose the color that you like.