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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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Allow an option to include Failed Member list in the report even when there are no failed members

In the new 2023 version, the new report builder doesn't allow you to include the failed member list when there aren't any failed members. v22 did allow for that and would report there are no failed members. Which was an easy concise way of saying ...
Dallin STRONG 4 months ago in  1 Planned

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 6 months ago in  2 Will not implement

Add ability to show "Color by Section" under Properties Tab

Under Properties in Analytical Modeling, one can currently only highlight assigned geometry for a single section at a time. A button could be added to the table that allows you to show all section properties in the current view by color, and then ...
Marcos Luna 7 months ago in  2 Already exists

Add tapered rectangular tube section 

Add tapered rectangular tube section  Extend the current tapered tube definition to allow for the specification and analysis of tapered rectangular tube profiles (i..e where the length of the two side dimensions differs). Currently STAAD.Pro suppo...
Guest 8 months ago in  1 Already exists

To customize formula or coefficient for Live Load reduction

Now, Staad.Pro includes the option of Reducible Live Load by UBC/IBC. But the formula included is 16-23 instead of 16-22. Also, Staad uses equation 16-23 for load type Live and type Roof Live, instead of using section 1607.11 for Roof Live and equ...
Guest 8 months ago in  2 Future consideration

Wind Loads on Steel Structures

I think the wind load application should be rewritten to make it simpler and more user friendly. STAAD is at least three times as long as SAP2000 when inputting wind loads.
Guest 8 months ago in  12 Needs review

Add grid lines

Grid lines are already included when using Auto Drafter. That idea could be very useful in GUI.
Guest 9 months ago in  3 Future consideration

Repeat the node/beam/plate and loadcase number on each line of the result tables

-In order to easily sort the results in Excel when importing a Result table, it would be a lot more helpful to repeat the node number on each row of the Support Reactions table & Displacements table. -Same comment for the beam number and L/C o...
Sébastien Julien 9 months ago in  1 Planned

Steel Design Parameters in Physical Modeller

I assume this has been mentioned before (might even be working on it), but being able to specify the steel design parameters in the Modeler would be a game changer. A separate design module would be good too, but I don't think it's necessary.
Ryan Freund about 2 years ago in  1 Future consideration

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 2 years ago in  0 Future consideration