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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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Include a Quick button to "Un-assign" or "remove assigned" Loads from Member/ Elements

Hello Development Team, Could you consider adding a quick "button" to execute "un-assign" or " remove load " command from both plate elements & line members ? (Please refer to the attached picture). This tool would work as a quick "reverse ope...
Ola Joda 23 days ago in  1 Already exists

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


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 7 months ago in  7 Already exists

OpenSTAAD Function to extract Area of reinforcement from STAAD Output.

Looking for a OpenSTAAD Function to extract Area of reinforcement from STAAD Output. I have explored the OpenSTAAD help and I couldn't able to find. If you have any solutions, please suggest.
rajendran jeysivaa about 2 months ago in  3 Needs review

IS 18168 : 2023 Earthquake Resistant Design and Detailing of Steel Buildings

It is new code introduced by IS Commitee for Steel Design. Those engineers working on STEEL Design across any industry will have to use all codal provisions suggested by IS8168. Accordingly STAAD Pro has to be upgraded.
Guest 3 months ago in  3 Needs review

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

steel column base plate stiffener set

much more stiffener plate type required for column baseplate joint calculation in RAM connection。
Guest about 1 month ago in  0 Needs review