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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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Use a CAD file as background layer in Physical Modeler

Create the ability to use a .dwg or .dxf file as a background when using Staad Physical Modeler. Have clickable nodes in background. Have the ability to place that background at different elevations.
R Freund 8 months ago in  3 Future consideration

Report for pictures of the structure.

Staad should have one option which helps to create a report of node labels ( tier/levewise) for whole structure. Also a report of beam labels ( tier / levelwise) for the whole structure. Also report of section property ( tier/levelwise) for whole ...
Guest 8 months ago in  1 Will not implement

Mass Reference Load in a Model as a Default

It should be the default way and I think its a great idea to include Mass Reference Load in X,Y and Z global direction as a default as it works for ELF, RSA and TH, Static and Dynamic Analysis.I would also Suggest Let User define what they would l...
Guest about 1 year ago in  0 Future consideration


Dear Staad Users, iam presenting an idea to you so that we can vote and enable Staad Technical Team to take our request and work on it in upcoming Updates. As we know in R.C structures we may need to provide holes in beam for service purposes. Iam...
Joseph Magare about 1 year ago in  1 Planned

Add the ability to add wind loads to plate elements

It would be nice to be able to apply wind loads on plate elements. Especially given that there is a wind load definition specifically for tanks, but no way to model that tank other than plate elements. The alternatives are a cumbersome to implemen...
Dallin Strong about 1 year ago in  2 Planned

Add "highlight assigned geometry" checkbox to the Loads window

Adding "highlight assigned geometry" checkbox to the Loads window would be a beneficial feature to see what members loads are applied to. It would also be more consistent with the other tabs: Properties, Specifications, etc.
Ryan Cates 16 days ago in  1 Planned

Make Material Definition properties apply for steel design

Currently, according to Bentley Support, the Material Definition properties are only used in the Connection Design module and are not used for steel design & code checking. The SGR, FYLD, FU parameters must be used instead to define the materi...
Michael Wood 29 days ago in  4

Wind Load with Z as Vertical Axis

We use AutoPipe, STAAD, Openplant, ProStructures. This limitation creates several issues while transferring loads, and modelling information between tools. We need a way to maintain a harmonized axis system in all Bentley Tools.
Sujaan Fareed about 1 month ago in  1

Reuse the water tank module to form a retaining wall module in SPPM

Are there any plans to use the Water Tank module in Structure Wizard in the Physical Modeler to create a retaining wall module? It seems like this could be developed easily from the water tank module.
Richard Tully 2 months ago in  1

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 3 months ago in  2