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STAAD.Pro Ideas Portal

Welcome to the STAAD.Pro Ideas portal. The purpose of this site is to post ideas for enhancements and new features. We value your feedback and our team regularly reviews your suggestions for consideration in future releases.

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The name of the load can be modified

When there are many types of load definitions, it is difficult to distinguish which one each load is. If you can customize the name, it will be easier to distinguish and verify
Guest 2 days ago in  1 Needs review

Add fire calculation in

according to GB 51249-2017, steel structure needs to do the fire calculation and corresponding design. There are more and more security reviews about fire calculation, therefore it's necessary to add these content in
Guest 3 days ago in  0 Needs review

Use Center of the Structure as rotation Center

The Orientation Settings window provides the option "Use the center of the structure as the rotation center". However, when i perform the "Display Whole Structure" function, the rotation center is reset to 0,0,0. This happens when the Orientation ...
Guest 9 days ago in  0 Needs review

NSCP 2022 Philippines Seismic Load(similar to ASCE 7-10) addition

Requesting to add NSCP 2022 Philippines Seismic Load(similar to ASCE 7-10) addition to STAAD.Pro. Xstructures can provide all formula and technical documentation
Guest 7 months ago in  4 Future consideration

Automatic Plate Meshing

Set parameters and have the program create a plate mesh automatically for finite element analysis.
Guest 29 days ago in  5 Already exists

Modify design parameter "PROFILE"

Design Parameter "PROFILE" seems to check only first 3 characters. If I understand correctly, STAAD already selects the lightest section only for the same kind of section as the current one, and the limit on the height can be set by variables DMAX...
Guest 21 days ago in  3 Planned

Calculation of Stability index Q as per annex E of IS456

To determine whether a column is a no sway or a sway column, stability index Q may be computed as given in annex-e of IS456. It's a very time consuming and cumbersome calculation while we are freezing the column sizes. if Q is directly calculated ...
Guest 22 days ago in  3 Future consideration


There should be a way to convert STAAD model to 3D pdf. It will become easy for designers to hover over the model and get clear view of the geometry while modelling in 3D softwares. Inspite of inputs provided, they will have access to 3D pdf where...
Guest about 2 months ago in  4 Already exists

implement front to front angle configuration in STAAD

In India many Columns are made with 4 leg of angle with lacing of rod or angle(built-up) STAAD have option of design back to back but it is not have front to front angle configuration
Rahul Brijpuriya about 1 month ago in  1 Will not implement

ADD the slenderness ratio to the normalized ratio

If the slenderness ratio meets the requirements, but its normalized ratio is not shown in the utilization table, can the slenderness ratio be added to the utilization table, which will help the designer to understand the condition of the member.
Guest about 1 month ago in  1 Needs review