Adam_Gibson

Cable Rail Top Rail

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Does anyone know the best way to get a cable rail's top rail to display correctly? It's always bothered me!

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Is that not the same problem as a regular railing?  You just need to make your Stair Newel taller.

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When using the cable I always have made my own with a molding or poly solid.

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Use a molding polyline and add as many rails as you want and space them as you need all on one polyline.

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Ain't this interesting.  We have cable railing and nobody can use them.  I experienced the same thing recently.  I thought it was me being dense.....  geez......

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The problem is that you are using a "panel" for the rail.

A panel is designed to fit between the newels.

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I should have explained better. I want the railing (of my choosing) pass over the newels. 

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A 3D Molding Polyline might work ok.

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Im having the same issue. I have changed my railing / balusters to cable but they insert themselves perpendicular to the rail versus in line. I think Im lost

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Yes Rob,  The cable railing must be used in place of the Panel. I had the same problem at first and will check when I get back to my computer.

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