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Ability to add trapezoidal area load

The ability to add trapezoidal area loads would be useful when sizing joists for snow drift loads. This will help compare options with different joist spacings.
over 6 years ago in BC Calc 1

Toggle Individual Label Positions

The ability to toggle an individual beam/joist/rim label justification (from center to left or right, etc) via a hotkey.
9 months ago in BC Estimator 0

Ability to group framing layouts into folders

Similar to grouping pages within the Digitizer, adding the function of grouping framing layouts into folders also (such as Bldg A, Bldg B, etc) and the relevant layouts within that folder.
10 months ago in BC Estimator 1

Allowing Takeoff Items to be re-scaled as a group

If you have drawn a project and the scale was off, when you rescale the page correctly all of the drawn takeoff items are no longer the correct scale. It's tedius to adjust each item individually to the correct scale. If you could select all of th...
10 months ago in BC Estimator 1 Already exists

Multiple Saved Dashboard Views, Excel Download of Dashboard View, Dashboard Visibility on Large Screens

Having the option to save the Dashboard with multiple column and filter settings would allow users to quickly view projects as required. For instance, saving a dashboard of projects where I am the Sales Contact or Designer vs all Preliminary proje...
over 6 years ago in BC Connect / Project Dashboard 1 Already Exists

Multiple Item Filtering

It would be helpful to be able to filter out stuff you do not want to see. If we do not want to see designs that are Complete and/or Waiting on Information you cannot filter both of these not to show. Currently, we only have a filter for a single ...
about 6 years ago in BC Connect / Design / Project Dashboard 1 Already Exists

Undo Button

Would like an undo that would go back maybe 5 steps. Seems it would be easier than having to say drag something to a place and have to drag it back to original spot.. Would use this alot also
about 1 year ago in BC Estimator 1 Will not implement

One Click Mirror Layouts

Would like to be able to mirror a layout without having to go into the job, mirror the background, reimport it in and copy/paste the framing and mirror that. We would use this feature alot!
about 1 year ago in BC Estimator 0

Ability to reorganize hanger labels & sort order

Currently hangers are assigned a label; H1...H23, etc, in the order they are input. However if the sort order could be adjusted manually (without renaming every single hanger in the order you want), such as drag/drop a particular hanger further up...
about 1 year ago in BC Estimator 1

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