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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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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 5 months ago in  4 Future consideration

Add latest US Aluminum Design Code

STAAD.Pro has offered aluminum design and ASD code checking for many years based on the 1994 Aluminum Design Manual. Since that publication was issued 26 years ago, there have been five subsequent versions released in 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2...
Steve Haymore over 1 year ago in  5 Future consideration

Added functionality of new Effective Length Calculator

I am liking this new calculator it super cool. But I have two ideas to build on it 1) The training video that Bentley created to demonstrate this calculator had the demonstrator use the calculator and then open up the input file to delete out the ...
Dallin STRONG 3 months ago in  2 Future consideration

Improve GUI and STAAD Editor operability

Please allow user to remove multilinear springs in GUI rather than going into the editor to remove 1 or 2 lines of text.
Guest 28 days ago in  1 Future consideration

Multiple design parameters results in post processing window for Indian code IS 800-2007 is requested.

This will reduce the tedious process of turning on and off each design parameter from editor file and then running the full input file again multiple times. If this can be implemented for AISC-360 then it shall be implemented for other codes also.
Guest about 2 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Create an OpenSTAAD method that can do pictures

I was really hoping that OpenSTAAD had a method that would be able to take pictures of my model for me. I can't seem to find anything that suggest this is possible. We create reports that are being submitted, and generally we snap pictures of the ...
Dallin STRONG 6 months ago in  3 Future consideration

Member Release Bubble - scale / highlight

At present member releases shown as circles at beam ends, makes the view a bit congested with node numbers ON, which makes it difficult to cross verify the DJ1 & DJ2 parameters. if we have an option to scale down the circle (or) introduce a 't...
Dani Paul 9 months ago in  3 Future consideration

Make it easier to see the full design of individually selected steel members

Create a default way to see the design of one or multiple selected steel beams. Once I select code and "design all". I would like to be able to click on one or more beams and instantly have a button to view the full design input and output. I beli...
Ryan Freund over 1 year ago in  4 Future consideration

OpenSTAAD function to extract the Beam Forces summary table for the selected beams

Hi, Typically, to get end forces to design the connection for a certain beam size, a group is created and the bounding beam forces for the group are extracted using the "Beam Results - Beam Forces - Summary table" using the "Results Setup - Range ...
Tom Pallister 2 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Add load to the node/beam/element group using OpenSTAAD

Hi, I have an OpenSTAAD program that generates groups and that applies loads to the elements/beams/nodes in those groups. However I'd like to apply the load to the group directly using openSTAAD as you can in the STAAD Command File? What I want to...
Tom Pallister 2 months ago in  1 Future consideration