Toprail Settings (Railing Tool)

Each Segment has a single Toprail which sits atop the Segment: Toprail height is therefore equal to the Segment height (defined in Segment Settings. See Segment Height and Vertical Offset.)

You cannot edit Segment height in Toprail Settings.

You add a total of one Toprail to a Segment. (Click the Plus sign to place it.)

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Choose a GDL component as the Toprail, or choose Invisible from the pop-up (if you do not want to place a physical Toprail).

To define settings for the GDL component, use the panel below. See Rail Component Settings (Toprail/Handrail/Rail).

Slant or Skew Railing in Edit Mode

1.In Edit Mode, select the Toprail.

2.From the pet palette, use the Modify Angle command to adjust the Slant angle graphically.

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The entire Railing Segment follows – this is equivalent to changing the Segment’s Slant angle.

Similarly, you can skew the Railing graphically: select the Toprail in Edit mode and use Modify Angle along the vertical editing plane.

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