STAAD.Pro Help

I. To start the editor externally

STAAD.Pro Editor can be run seperately from STAAD.Pro.

Note: STAAD.Pro Editor is not capable of checking for errors when run externally from STAAD.Pro. Additionally, STAAD.Pro Editor cannot perform an analysis on an input file. This must always be done using STAAD.Pro.
  1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the Editor folder in the STAAD.Pro installation folder. This is typically C:\Program Files\Bentley\Engineering\STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition\STAAD\Editor .
  2. Either:

    double-click the Bentley.Staad.Editor.exe Bentley.TCL.Editor.exe file


    drag-and-drop a STAAD input file (file extension .std onto the STAAD.Pro Editor icon.

Tip: You can create a Windows shortcut to the STAAD.Pro Editor program file and add it to your Start menu, desktop, or Windows task bar.
Tip: You can right-click on an .std and select Open with to add the STAAD.Pro Editor to the program list associated with a STAAD input file.