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BC Calc

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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

The download page for BC Calc offline mode should list the current version number.

The only way to see what version of offline mode is available is to download and open the zip file. If the page showed the version number (and expiration date) it would save me some time.
over 4 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned

Customer input Info shows as Builder on report should be CUSTOMER

On the Information tab for the job. The CUSTOMER input line shows as BUILDER on the report page. the input and output should be consistant. I recommend making it CUSTOMER on the report page this way if the yard sizing it for the builder it's the...
over 5 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned

Enable saving custom notes in BC Calc on the member "Notes" tab.

The default notes are helpful, but we should be able to create new notes and save them for future use. Legacy BC Calc 4.x had a folder in ProgramData with text files. See <<1-Notes-Text file path.png>> These notes appeared in the appli...
over 3 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned

Multi select members in Analysis Summary and right-click to change product for all.

Multiple members sent from Framer to Calc are not showing product. It is time consuming to select a product for each member one at a time.
over 3 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned


Make a header easier by adding a header icon, the same way a floor beam is used.
almost 4 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned

Reduce the font size for the member name and description (In Edit member - top right)

We like the new project explorer and the member name at the top right in the edit member screen. However the font size is so large that it truncates the name and description more than necessary. Can you reduce the size to allow more of the text to...
over 4 years ago in BC Calc 0 Planned

BC Calc in Connect needs ability to choose Builder when creating a new analysis and project

Currently the dialog box for a new BC Calc project in BC Connect doesn't show a list of builders. The project must be created first and saved. Then the builder information can be added to the project. Then you have to reload the Calc file for the ...
over 4 years ago in BC Calc 0 Planned

capability to be able to change the order of folders/Elevations

saves time in the long run instead of you reordering pdf files
over 4 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned

Changes to a default member prefix should take affect immediately.

I use the member prefix to identify first floor or second floor instead of using folders. After making a change to the member prefix the BC Calc application has to be restarted before the prefix is updated. Clicking Analysis Settings "Save" should...
over 4 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned