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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.
about 6 years ago in BC Framer 0 Planned

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

"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.
about 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...
about 6 years ago in BC Framer 0 Planned

Import BCCONNECT Feature Clarified

If a user would like to "Import BCConnect" and they already have a PDF file uploaded in BCConnect, this button will work properly. If no PDF is uploaded, the window will appear blank and new users would not know what this feature was for. SOLUTIO...
over 6 years ago in BC FastPlan 0 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...
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