Modifying and Removing Railings
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Modifying Railing Properties
Edgenet's Deck Design supports two different construction styles for railings: Custom (the default) and Kit. Custom railings are built up from pieces of wood on-site. A kit is purchased from a manufacturer and installed on-site.
You can set railing properties by double-clicking the railing to open the Railing Properties dialog.
Note: Railing properties can also be accessed by clicking the Modify button in the Home Ribbon and selecting Railings from the menu. If multiple railings exist, you will be prompted to choose a railing to edit.
The Materials tab is the default view for the Railing Properties dialog, and is used to choose the Custom or Kit option.
Custom: To change the lumber type used for the railing components, use one of the Change buttons. When using the Custom setting, you can also choose from several railing styles using the Styles tab.
Kit: With this option selected, railing is designed based on the kit you choose. To change the kit and any kit material options, use the Change button.
The Spacings tab is used to select the amount of baluster spacing, rail post spacing, toe space, and rail height. Also, you can set options for the railing posts around the deck perimeter using the Rail Posts options:
The Styles tab contains style options for lumber railings.
The drop-down list at the bottom of the Railing Properties dialog contains the following options: