To create a new STAAD.Pro model, use the following
On the Start page, select
New page opens to the
Model Info tab.
Location where the STAAD input file will be
located on your computer or network.
You can directly type a file path or click
Browse to open the
Browse by Folder dialog, which is
used to select a location using a Windows file tree.
Type of model.
This option selects the modeling method you want to
- For creating a model using either the
STAAD.Pro analytical modeling
interface or the command input file editor.
- For creating a model using the
- For creating a building model structure using
the Building workflow.
Select the system of
- English Imperial units: feet, pounds, seconds
- System International units: meters, kilograms,
units can be changed later if necessary, at any stage of the model creation.
Select the Job Info tab to enter related project details, names
and dates for quality analysis, and
Type a Title for the model.
Select a Model Seed File file by either:
A seed file is a STAAD.Pro input
file that has been pre-populated with model data for use as a template.
clicking Browse to locate a seed
selecting a previously used seed file from the drop-down
model is opened in either the
Analytical Modeling workflow,
, or the Building
workflow based on your selection.