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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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Edit Member selection in Steel AutoDrafter

Useful when passing drawing to drafting team as they don't have to edit the received drawing, wasting their valuable time.
Guest 17 days ago in  1

Steel AutoDrafter: Customized Offset Distance

Steel Auto-Drafter draws member releases with a 20mm offset by default. The user would like to set this offset distance to an arbitrary distance. Additionally, the user would like to set separate distances for each of the following members: ...
Abhisek M about 1 month ago in  6 Planned


Kindly make provision for Hat section with Lips( straight lip and inclined lip) in the section database. Please make it such a way that if we enter the depth, width, thickness and give "generate" and all the properties gets generated automatically...
browin david 2 months ago in  3


Allow teams to have the database file located on a server where multiple STAAD.Pro applications running on different machines can point to. Would allow modifications made on the database to be accessed by all STAAD.Pro applications that point to t...
Guest 5 months ago in  3 Planned

Automatic effective length calculation

Guest 6 months ago in  6 Planned

Tapered bracket cantileaver

In design of buildings sometimes we need to takeup tapered bracket or counterbalance supported tapered cantilever cross section At the moment we can not design tapering cross section in staad pro connection edition
Guest 25 days ago in  0

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 5 months ago in  4 Planned

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...
R Freund 6 months ago in  3 Planned

Cold formed Member design to EN 1993-1-3

Many STAAD users in Singapore and Malaysia have requested to implement the cold formed member design to EN 1993-1-3. We have lost some prospects to competitors because of the absence of this code in STAAD.Pro. This may be a feature that is request...
Madhan Elumalai 5 months ago in  2 Future consideration

Calculate section properties when adding new shape to database

Two things here:Have the ability for STAAD (in the physical modeler) to calculate the section properties when entering a new shape into an existing database. For example, I'm adding a new hat channel into the AISI cold formed Profiles database. In...
R Freund 6 months ago in  2 Future consideration