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Allow users to dissaccociate and Simplify input of a Single Joist

Simplify the input of joists. Allow the user to input a single joist, similar to how a user is able to input beams, but to remain in appearance and labeling as a joist. Also, for it not to be associated to a container.
over 6 years ago in BC Framer 0 Planned

Simplify Input of Accessory Materials

Simplify the input of accessories. Allow the user to input single accessories (blocking and rim), similar to how a user is able to input beams. Also, for it not to be associated to a container.
over 6 years ago in BC Framer 3

"Copy and Shift"

Add a right-click option that will "Copy and Shift." It would work like the Shift, but it would copy the selected item and offset (similar to offset in CAD programs). It would save several clicks of the copy and shift-paste.
over 6 years ago in BC Framer 0 Planned

Ability to input Load Reference area

This will allow the designer to input and area load and then input line or point load that are referenced to the reference area load. the designer can then assign a percentage of the load to be applied. example: if the designer draws a 10'x1...
over 6 years ago in BC Framer 0 Planned

"Split, Copy, Shift" (or Trim, Copy, Shift)

An advanced feature of this would be "Split, Copy, Shift" (or Trim, Copy, Shift). This would be useful when cutting a multi-span joist and offsetting it, such as at a obstruction. It would save clicks of copy, shift paste, and trim (or split at lo...
about 6 years ago in BC Framer 0

Short Naming Material

As a User, I would like to have the ability to create a material short name in order to consolidate joist labels across jobs for larger multi-family projects or builders with similar floor plans across the nation. User would have the ability to ch...
over 6 years ago in BC Framer 1 Already exists

Add a feature to allow for an alternate MFG's hangers

With the change to Mitek, we still have clients that will use Simpson, or want to have both Simpson and Mitek listed. Can we get a feature to list an alternate hanger, ie option 2 or Option 3? Basically a second or third column beside the primary ...
7 months ago in BC Framer 1 Will not implement

Hide/Unhide shortcut

Would be extremely useful and efficient if we could assign a shortcut to hide selected object or type. You can assign a shortcut to "unhide", but not hide. This would be useful with imported PDF's. If the above can't be done, then at least having ...
almost 3 years ago in BC Framer 2

Display Boise Member Reports - Implement functionality for the mouse wheel

The mouse wheel does not work in this window, which is rare for most Window's screens. Please program so the mouse wheel works for scrolling.
about 3 years ago in BC Framer 4

Different color line loads

As you are entering a loads for a stick-built roof system, it can often be confusing to keep up with the line loads for different ceiling areas and the roof loading. I think it would be beneficial to have different color line loads to designate ce...
over 3 years ago in BC Framer 1 Already exists