How do I switch locales in BC Calc? (US / Canada)

Change the locale by changing the building code. (Note: you cannot change the code for an existing analysis (member design). You would have to create a new analysis.)

  1. To switch the locale in BC Calc® software or Offline, edit your "Analysis Setting" by clicking on the gear icon.  

  2. Choose the Building Code tab. IBC codes are US and NBCC codes are Canada:


  3. Click Save to modify the current design locale or click Save as User Defaults to make this your new default setting.

  4. Click Yes at the warning box and Save then Close. Your new designs should use the building code you have selected for the appropriate locale.
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