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BC Calc

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UNDO BUTTON

I cant find the undo button, ctrl z doesn't work.
over 2 years ago in BC Calc 2

Ability to add trapezoidal area load

The ability to add trapezoidal area loads would be useful when sizing joists for snow drift loads. This will help compare options with different joist spacings.
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 1

Automatic Job Share Feature

It would be helpful to have an automatic job share feature instead of having to share each job individually. In our office, we currently share every job between each member of the design team so that we each have access to all files but having to...
over 4 years ago in BC Calc 2 Planned

Add sizing for steel I-beams

Size steel I-beams from the BC Calc interface.
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 1

Download files from BC Calc in a batch instead of one by one

Give the user the ability to download more than one file at a time from BC Calc
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 0

Add dimensions to openings

While you can show the dimensions of the opening themselves and the report shows the location of the openings, it would be easier to read and follow if either the dimensions to the openings were shown on the layout graphic or we had the ability to...
over 1 year ago in BC Calc 1 Already exists

Reduce or rearrange first page of design report so a connection detail doesn't add a second page.

Submitted on behalf of a longtime Calc 4.6 user who remembers being able to print multiply designs with connection details on one page.
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 3

Allow wall headers to be supported by hangers instead of jack studs

It’s fairly common that we run into situations on tall walls where we have a column with openings on both sides and the customers want to keep the mull width between windows to a minimum. If we can get out 3” by eliminating a single trimmer on eac...
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 0

Allow input of wall member that are deeper than the common studs in the wall

Remove the limitation that currently forces members to fit within the wall depth.
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 0

Add an option to link a hanger

Allow for a hanger to be linked so that you can have the load applied to the supporting member while also be able to select the appropriate hanger if loads change. Currently you can either have a hanger or a link, not both.
about 2 years ago in BC Calc 1 Already exists