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Rearrange project Dashboard columns

Its nice that we can filter to show or not show some columns but it would be nice to be able to move the columns into different order of ones choosing.
almost 6 years ago in BC Connect / Project Dashboard 1 Already Exists

Allow input of notch depth without limitation for repair requests.

The programmers can set whatever limits for passing that is desired, but should allow the user to enter whatever desired or actual conditions they have and then allow the system to proceed through analysis and show the failing results. That output...
almost 6 years ago in BC Calc 0 Planned

I-joist slope cuts....

Why is there a i-joist slope cut detail in Framer (detail F14), but yet BC Calc will not allow you put the slope cut in an i-joist?
almost 6 years ago in BC Calc 1 Will not implement

header Configuration - Allow 2ply plates above or below header

In many cases we need 2ply plates above or below the header for wind load resistance. Currently the workaround we are using is to select a 2-5/8" member to get the design to pass, then change the drawing to show 2ply of 1-1/2" thick material.
almost 6 years ago in BC Calc 1

allow a wall end or begin at a "supporting structure"

Many times a tall wall is tied into adjacent platform framing or some other solid supporting structure. In this case the wall would be framed with a single stud laminated to this solid supporting structure, which almost acts as a ledger. This...
almost 6 years ago in BC Calc 1

Under Inventory Quanities link additional information

From Customer Feedback If you could click on the reserved number and it would show the Batches that the Quantity is associated with. This would be useful if a batch has to be moved around in the order to be cut. It would help identify products t...
about 6 years ago in BC Connect / Inventory 0

Allow Member Name to Have Special Characters

In the web based BC Calc, I cannot include certain special characters in a member name. Specifically a period, a double quote, and a forward or backward slash. The period is especially important when referencing gridlines on a plan.
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 0

Open multiple Results simultaneously

As a User, I would like to open and compare multiple design reports simultaneously to compare them without having to save the file. Current Behavior: Need to close the current design report before opening another one.
over 6 years ago in BC FastPlan 0 Planned

Report with Hanger Tags

As a User, I would like the hanger tags/lablel to show on the material list.
over 6 years ago in BC Framer 1

It would be helpful if the sub-folders made for a project carried over into the optimizer screen.

Example I have a project with a sub-folder named L2 and one named L3. Both folders consists of material list titled unit 1, unit2, and unit3. Once you go to optimizer to make batch files the sub-folders aren't listed and all you have is a list of ...
over 6 years ago in BC Connect / Material Lists / Operations - Optimization / Other 0 Tracked