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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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Curtailment of section in all three axes

We are using STAAD Pro for optimizing our designs. We deal in steel structures & we need to optimize it by curtailment in all the three axes, presently we can do curtailment in the web depth ( Taper I section). We want to reduce the width of t...
Guest about 3 years ago in  1 Future consideration

Capability to export ISM File for whole steel structure including connections from RAM Connection.

After designing connections inside STAAD.Pro. From the finished design, export ISM to Pro-structures.
Guest about 3 years ago in  1 Future consideration

Add plastic moduli

Please add the plastic moduli when displaying the member properties. This includes in the detailed code check, the property tab when you double-click a member, the PRINT MEMBER PROPERTIES command and the section properties table in the GUI (did I ...
Randy Killian about 3 years ago in  2 Already exists

Add HSS8x8x5/8 to Section Wizard

Please add HSS8x8x5/8 to the pull-down list in under Select Profile > ASTM > HSS - Square in Section Wizard.
Randy Killian about 3 years ago in  1 Future consideration

future development of STAAD

Dear Staff Please I have some suggestions for the future development of STAAD as: 1- Nonlinear pushover analysis for CONCRETE structures 2- Analysis & Design of MASONRY Structures 3- Analysis & Design of COMPOSITE steel-concrete COLU...
Guest about 3 years ago in  0 Already exists

The main rebar and stirrup correspond to different strengths

I want to assign different strengths to the main reinforcement and the stirrup ,which is very common design requirement Hope this feature can be implemented in the new version of RCDC , version released on 2020/9/15 still does not ha...
Guest about 3 years ago in  1 Future consideration

Projected Area Loading for Plates

Worley NZ, van Tonder, Gideon (New Plymouth) <> has requested for Projected Area loading for plates just like we have for members.
Madhan Elumalai about 3 years ago in  0 Future consideration

Max or Min Envelope for Plate Center Stress (for selected Load case and Load combination)

There is a real need for users who are working with plate elements. The current interface only allows the user to see the contours for plate center stress for a selected load case or combination. However for design engineer it is important to asse...
Guest about 3 years ago in  0 Future consideration

Edit Auto Combination Rules Enhancement

Edit Auto Combination Rules is a very powerful tool when it comes to generate load combinations but has its limits specially when I include orthogonal, dynamic, and many other load combos. My idea would be a name/title editor of cases inside Edit ...
Guest about 3 years ago in  0 Future consideration


I would like to suggest that popup box should automatically disappear right after clicking/selecting the intended command available. This would clear the view and automatically shows the selected/corresponding cursor. Right now I have observed tha...
Guest about 3 years ago in  0 Future consideration