STAAD.Pro Help

I. To open an archive file

To open an archive file in STAAD.Pro, use the following procedure.

  1. Select the Open tab on the Start page.
  2. Select the Archive tab as the source type.

    Tip: You can open recent Archive files with one click. These are listed on the Archive tab along the top of the Open tab
    The Windows Open dialog opens.
  3. Select the File Name of the archive file (file extension .stz) you want to open.
    Tip: Click the […] button to navigate to the folder where the archive is saved.
  4. Select the Location where you want to store the extracted project files.
  5. Click Open.
You can work with the STAAD input file and associated files within the archive as you normally would. Select File > Close to close the archive when you are finished.