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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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OpenSTAAD function to remove the unused isotropic materials

Staad by default adds some materials to the model (please refer to the snapshot attached). Majority of these will not be used during automation (as the materials will be created separately based on the need) and hence the materials section remains...
Srinivasa Rao Masanam about 8 hours ago in  0 Needs review

Show section shape from Section wizard

Hello dev team, As of now, STAAD cannot show the section shape from section wizard . This issue may make the engineer confuse about local axis even we can referent to the (v,u) axis. its will be good if STAAD can show the section shape that custom...
Nontawit Muangnoi about 10 hours ago in  0 Needs review

Steel AutoDrafter Implementation Required

Dear Sir / Madam, Steel Auto Drafter is not giving beam presentation as per Releases provide in Analytical Modelling. Please check attached screenshot for your ready reference. Steel AutoDrafter drawings should be as per Release and Analytical mod...
Keyur Patel 8 days ago in  4 Needs review


Automation of solidity ratio of steel structure for calculating wing load shall be done. It is very time-consuming process for every structure design.
Guest 13 days ago in  1 Needs review

Combined profile of a wide flange and channel as a single object

For Inclusion of built up section in standard I section combination with Channel section on top flange, which is widely used for gantry girder.
Guest 13 days ago in  1 Needs review

Immediate Steel Take Off

Add function to produce a steel take off immediately without having to run the full analysis.
Randy Killian 14 days ago in  5 Needs review

Generate Rotate command automatically creates new beta angles and assign for the affected rotated members

When you use the Generate Rotate command, the beta angles remains the same so you have to uptade member by member the new beta angle for the non-orthogonal elements that were affected. The idea is a custom tool that automatically creates the new b...
Arthur Magalhães 6 days ago in  1 Needs review

OpenSTAAD Function for Creating a Section using Profile Polygon

StaadPro provides the option to create a custom open section by defining a profile polygon (refer to the snapshot attached). Sections created this can be visualized as 3D objects when rendered instead of just showing a simple line. This helps in c...
Srinivasa Rao Masanam 6 days ago in  2 Future consideration

Add live load reduction factor as design parameter

There is currently no efficient way to consider the live load reduction factor in STAAD.Pro. It would be fantastic to add a parameter to the design section (e.g., under CSA S16-19 or AISC 360-16) to consider a live load reduction on an element by ...
Guest 19 days ago in  2 Future consideration

Staad Pro Structure Wizard (StWizard) - Pan & Zoom

For the Structure Wizard in the Analytical workflow:- Mouse Zoom behavior could be aligned with that of the STAAD interface (in STAAD - scroll up is zoom-in and scroll down is zoom-out) Pan by mouse could be advantageous, so is exiting the PAN mod...
Dani Paul about 2 months ago in  2 Will not implement