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Add project info while in joist/beam design

When you are designing an individual joist/beam, the Project Information button is not available. You have to go back to the Analysis Summary to add your project information. It seems that you should be able to add project information at any time....
over 5 years ago in BC Calc 1 Already exists

Save vs Save As for offline mode files

Currently each save event in offline mode brings up the saveas dialog where I have to select the folder path and the filename. That's expected for the first time I save a file, but once I've made those choices, I want to click the save button and ...
over 5 years ago in BC Calc 0 Already exists

Add Advantech as and option for subfloor material

Huber works closely with BMDs to provide sub-floors and exterior sheathing. Adding Advantech sub-floor could allow us to show the benefits of using their sub-floor vs typical OSB sub-floor.
over 5 years ago in BC Calc 1

Allow user to choose if a wall opening spans vertically (sill-to-header) or horizontally (king stud-to-king stud).

Doors, especially overhead doors, span side to side and deliver little or no lateral load to headers. Allowing the user to specify if the opening is a door (horizontal span) or a window (vertical span) will stop doorway headers from being over-siz...
over 5 years ago in BC Calc 1

New user overlay currently displays a message about getting help when a user signs in each time, but it requires the user to go find and download a quick start guide. Other websites have adopted an overlay concept that highlights the key components ...
over 5 years ago in BC Calc 1 Planned

Allow offline file rename/save location in Google Crome

Currently the offline version in Google Crome does not allow you to rename or select where the file is save to. Where in Microsoft Edge you can select save as and rename and choose the file location to save to.
over 5 years ago in BC Calc 1 Already exists

More Sales Status Options

When changing the Sales Status that it notifies the Sales Contact of any progress.
over 5 years ago in BC Connect / Other 1 Tracked

BC Framer Settings Saved in BC Connect

Provide an ability to back up BC Framer's user setting to BCConnect and allow the user to recall the settings either in a computer failure or on a second computer (i.e. home computer).
over 5 years ago in BC Framer 1 Already exists

Start in Description box when entering Load

when you add a load the cursor starts below the description box. It should start in the description box and you TAB to the next box down. Currently if you want to add a description you have to click the box or SHIFT TAB to move back up. Legacy ...
almost 6 years ago in BC Calc 1

Add more custumization of tall walls.

Rakehead walls with a flat top section and the ability to add smaller windows over larger windows (I realize this would add point loads to the header below).
almost 6 years ago in BC Calc 1