Share and vote on feature requests for WinBidPro v16

Need to make elevations with an arched head.

Previous versions could make an arched head. Need to keep that.
Suggested by: Michael (23 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 09 Apr Comments: 5

Door and Glazing Schedule

I haven't thought this through all the way but in V15 when I do my shop drawings, I use the title block and frame details, I use PDF expert to add various details and ...
Suggested by: Stephen Long (17 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 04 Apr Comments: 3

Apply Finishes by Elevation

I recently had a job where all but 3 elevations where the same finish. I had to copy the job, delete all but those 3 elevations and use a different finish for my S/L ...
Suggested by: Dave Shank (15 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 3

Multiple Door Muntins/Midrails

miss the rail input as sizes can/will vary, looks like 16 does not allow custom input for door stiles and rails. same for transom sash. the 15 version was good, just ...
Suggested by: Dave E (01 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 03 Apr Comments: 3
Under consideration

Vent configuration/tool tab

We'd like a way to configure and apply vents to daylight openings. There is typically an inner subframe placed in the opening and the parts must be included in the ...
Suggested by: Ben Zuill-Smith (04 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jan Comments: 0
Under Development

Combine multiple jobs into one

Allow existing jobs to be copied to a single job.
Suggested by: Scott Millard (17 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 09 Mar Comments: 2

Estimators Notes on Elevations for PMs

I meet with my PMs on every single job to review the project in GDS. elevations, doors, codes etc. Many of them are simple and some place to put notes in an elevation ...
Suggested by: Stephen Long (12 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 17 Jan Comments: 2
Under Development

Ability to construct all-glass entrances

Ability to form and estimate an all glass entrance and adding hardware. Would need capability of adding headers, patch fittings, U-channel, etc. A lot to ask, but ...
Suggested by: Peter TRykoff (19 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 10 Apr Comments: 0
Under consideration

Glass weight

could the glass weight add to the report?
Suggested by: Manny Xu (19 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 05 Jan Comments: 3
Under Development

Glass sqft max

Would it be possible to put a maximum sqft/ dimension in for a glass type to prevent applying glass to a light that is to large?
Suggested by: Sean Duffin (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 05 Jan Comments: 1

Sloped side (Trapezoids)

I would like to be able to angle the side of a curtain wall frame from bottom to top
Suggested by: Brian P (25 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 28 Feb Comments: 0

Enter Key Instead of Tab Key

With version 15 could use the number keypad for entering sizes, and then use the enter key to go to the next field. It's a fair amount easier doing it all with one ...
Suggested by: Brian (10 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 07 Mar Comments: 2
Under consideration

Add other door Types

It would be really helpful to have the option to put in a sliding door and pivot door.
Suggested by: Sean Duffin (22 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 1

Ability to toggle between imperial and metric in global settings.

Be able to create elevations & framings using a metric scale (preferably in millimeters) as well as exported reports.
Suggested by: Rob Gabriele (12 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 14 Nov, '23 Comments: 5
Under consideration

Interior and exterior finish options

We would like the ability to insert interior and exterior finishes with custom names. e.g. Exterior finish: Black Sable, Interior Finish: Medium Bronze Industrial. ...
Suggested by: Sean Duffin (16 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 17 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration

Ability to add muntin grids

Would love to have the ability to add muntin grids to view on the drawing. Specify a thickness and number of equally spaced vertical and horizonal grids per daylight ...
Suggested by: Jerry Konstantatos (06 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 2
Under consideration

Sun shade

The ability to add a sunshade horizontal or vertical. We don't need suppliers just able to acknowledge at certain locations with length and connections.
Suggested by: PJ Hilboldt (26 Jul, '23) Upvoted: 23 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Group or move elevations together on shop drawings

Example is large exterior wall broken up by steel beams or break metal
Suggested by: Stephen Long (14 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 20 Feb Comments: 3
Under consideration

Allow changing the font and/or make the font easier to read

The text for dimensions is difficult to read at various zoom levels. Can you make it clearer?
Suggested by: Ben Zuill-Smith (05 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 02 Apr Comments: 2
Under consideration

Annotations for Horizontals and Alternate Verticals

One issue that causes a lot of work is going through elevations and insuring that the correct components are applied to elevations. For instance if an elevation has 3 ...
Suggested by: Sean Duffin (05 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 14 Feb Comments: 2
Under consideration

Need a Mobile app that lets field techs enter elevation drawings

It would be great to have a tablet program that would allow easy entry of elevation drawings for techs in the field. This is ideal for the replacement window/retrofit ...
Suggested by: Patrick Millard (03 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 0
Under consideration

Fractions rounded to nearest 16th

Just made a pair of doors with 3/16" Door Deduct for the width and it gives me a glass size of 30 23/32". Nobody measures to the nearest 32nd.
Suggested by: Michael (06 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 10 Feb Comments: 1

Final Glass Print Out

We need a Final Glass Print out without pricing. Use to send to vendor to get a quote on job basis. V15 has that capability. V16 you can print a glass to order ...
Suggested by: Bob Hartzog (20 Dec, '23) Upvoted: 15 Mar Comments: 0

Can we have centerline dimensions on drawings?

We would a feature to switch dimensions from DLO to centerline dimensions.
Suggested by: Paul (18 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 09 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Stock length/Part List

Can we get a page that shows stock length sizes and the part numbers only? Something that we can send to vendors to place material orders.
Suggested by: Lavery Henson (29 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 04 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration

ADD: Apply Glass by Panel Bay

Current Options do not allow Adding Glass By Panel. I have a condition where each glass panel bay is different. Every other bay requires a different glass type. We ...
Suggested by: Juan Armenta (08 Mar) Upvoted: 11 Mar Comments: 1
Under consideration

Sort Final Parts Report by Framing System

A user requested an option to have parts listed in the Final Parts report categorized by framing system. We recommend a separate category for the Door Schedule as well.
Suggested by: Patrick Millard (26 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 14 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration

Labor Configuration

For adding labor items that are job related such as drive time, demo time etc. it would be nice to have a "Per Job" added to the how applied section where the ...
Suggested by: Steve (05 May, '23) Upvoted: 21 Dec, '23 Comments: 3
Under consideration

selected parts only for report and cutting list

Some times we only need certain parts for the report and print. is it possible to do that?
Suggested by: Manny Xu (02 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 10 Jul, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Final Glass Print out

How do i add glass that is not in an elevation Frame or door. Loose lites, that go in Wood or H.M. not in the framing
Suggested by: Bob Hartzog (20 Dec, '23) Upvoted: 19 Mar Comments: 0
Under Development

Elevation with a sill rake

Would like an option to pull rakes up from the bottom of an elevation.
Suggested by: David Cherney (21 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 23 Feb Comments: 0

Summary Report

The summary report has always been helpful in past versions. Reports for glass and stock appear in V16 but will the Summary Report eventually be added?
Suggested by: Jerrad Healy (01 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 10 Jul, '23 Comments: 4

Hardware catalog

Would like to see a hardware catalog that can be accessed across all other vendors similar to the glass table. The ability to print a schedule of hardware per ...
Suggested by: Greg Fisher (02 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 3
Under consideration

Seperate Employee Files

We have four (4) people using the v16 program (1 estimator, 2 PMs, 1 Fabrication). It would be nice for each person to have their own individual folder to keep the ...
Suggested by: Vince Rizzo (17 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 17 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration

Reverse Joinery

I would like to be able to reverse joinery to allow intermediate verticals span between horizontals rather than being split. See intermediate vertical in attached ...
Suggested by: Hal (26 May, '23) Upvoted: 28 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Auto Showroom Doors

Would like the ability to draw auto showroom doors, both framed and frameless.
Suggested by: Patrick Millard (15 May, '23) Upvoted: 12 Dec, '23 Comments: 1

Could inventory input to system?

Could inventory input to system so we can use what we left. Also good for the shop
Suggested by: Manny Xu (09 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 31 Jan Comments: 1
Under consideration

Plan & Section

Wondering if plan & section views may be a future option. It cleans up the elevation and allows more room for glass dimensions etc. on the elevations. Thank you!
Suggested by: Doug Lingner (30 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 16 Aug, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Cutting list individually

Could we generate the report curtain wall mullion and pressure plate/cap separately so we can choose just print one of them. Normally we only need mullions cutting ...
Suggested by: Manny Xu (28 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 10 Jul, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Glass Weight Safety Threshold/Indicator

I see another post related to glass weight and it being part of the v16 glass table, great! - Can we take it a step further and either have the option to display the ...
Suggested by: Stephen Long (12 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 15 Mar Comments: 1

Blank Doors

I do a lot of the hardware prep in my shop. I don't see Blank Doors in the lists. I would like to plug a blank door and unprepped frame in every entrance, and copy ...
Suggested by: Yance (21 Dec, '23) Upvoted: 26 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add Glass without REQUIRED Elevation

I would like to be able to go to my final glass report and manually add glass as needed. i.e. When I have hollow metal frames and miscellaneous door lites, I need to ...
Suggested by: Ryan Day (19 Dec, '23) Upvoted: 19 Mar Comments: 0

Would like to have the ability to add "applied stops" to any DLO

The v15 software had the ability to add applied glass stops to any daylight opening. We would like to see this in v16 as well. The ability to add stops to all DLO's ...
Suggested by: Patrick Millard (01 Jun, '23) Upvoted: 14 Dec, '23 Comments: 0

Shop Drawing Profiles/Presets

I am constantly changing everything on the left side, would be nice to save all these settings into a preset list to select from. Page size, orientation, color, title ...
Suggested by: Stephen Long (07 Oct, '22) Upvoted: 07 Aug, '23 Comments: 0

Insert a panel in the middle of an elevation.

We'd like the ability to insert a panel in the middle of the elevation. This would mean existing commands would "react" to the new panel by adjusting their panel ...
Suggested by: Ben Zuill-Smith (25 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Export Option

I like the V15 that it has the option to check which report that can be converted to excel file or pdf. Kindly make that option also to V16. I am currently comparing ...
Suggested by: Sheryl (16 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 13 Mar Comments: 2

Need a feature for Grid Between Glass in any DLO

Have a feature that lets you define the slat profile and the grid pattern (spacing). This could be an option with a given glass part in the Glass Table, and somehow ...
Suggested by: Patrick (02 Nov, '23) Upvoted: 19 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Summary Report By System

Allow the summary report to be broken down by system. Example how many sqft of CW. vs SF. or Int. vs Ext.
Suggested by: Doug (24 Aug, '23) Upvoted: 21 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Favorite Framing systems

It would be nice to be able to favorite framing systems like we can in V15. (Currently shows as default in V16)
Suggested by: David Cherney (12 May, '23) Upvoted: 08 Jun, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration

Add an upcharge to a particular glass size or shape

Final Glass Components view: Is there a way to manually change one piece of glass and not all of the glass pieces of the same type? I like the glass "Special ...
Suggested by: Patrick Millard (14 Apr, '23) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 1