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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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automatic generation of wind load

The automatic generation of wind load should be made available to Indian code also apart from American code. It will save lot of time in analysis and manual calculation.
Guest almost 3 years ago in  1 Already exists


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 13 days ago in  1 Needs review

Combined profile of a wide flange and channel as a single object

For Inclusion of built up section in standard I section combination with Channel section on top flange, which is widely used for gantry girder.
Guest 13 days ago in  1 Needs review

Immediate Steel Take Off

Add function to produce a steel take off immediately without having to run the full analysis.
Randy Killian 14 days ago in  5 Needs review

Function to Apply Hydrostatic Pressure using OpenSTAAD

It will be helpful if a function for applying the hydrostatic forces on plate elements either by selecting a group of plates or a selecting a single plate e.g., the PlateID and the pressure at four corners of the plate. Many a times applying the p...
Srinivasa Rao Masanam about 1 month ago in  2 Already exists

Do not Auto split the design parameter & loadings.

When dealing with a substantial number of members within a STAAD model, the design parameters tend to split automatically. Consequently, this automatic splitting poses challenges when attempting to review the design parameters. The same situation ...
Kanagarasu Kandasamy about 2 months ago in  1 Future consideration

Delete Pictures in STAADPro v2023

There appears to be no way to delete obsolete pictures when setting up a Report. Previous STAAD files are commonly used as a template for the next project, so as to avoid setting up new units, etc. The picture album becomes unwieldy without the ab...
Guest 2 months ago in  1 Planned

Stress Ratio Results for Multiple Load Cases

Show code check results for more than just the worst case. Should be able to see what the next worst, and next worse after that and so on. It's been over 10 years since I used it but I believe SACS does this. If so, could take a look at it.
Randy Killian 3 months ago in  3 Future consideration

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 3 months ago in  1 Already exists

Insert node in members having built-up I-Section property.

Hi, When inserting a node into a beam having a tapered I-section property, the software automatically generates the properties for the new section and places it at the end of the property section. This poses significant challenges during the optim...
Kanagarasu Kandasamy 3 months ago in  3 Future consideration