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I am also evaluating Eaglepoint structural software, but I am using the
civil software that we had in the office for three years now.  Each time
i used this my Acad runs slower.  A lot of command doesn't work
perfectly because what it should be doned doesn't look right until you
have to turn-off your computer then turn-on again, and that's the time
it works right.  Sometimes you have to wait (the longest is 4 hours and
it only happened yesterday) before some of the command will execute


Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:
> All of the posts I've seen regarding Eaglepoint's software has been
> negative. If the software is so bad, it would be difficult to understand how
> they stay in business. There must be SOMEONE on this listserv who has had
> positive experiences with their software. I would be interested in their
> comments to provide proper balance.
> Thanks,
> Bill Allen
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Troy Madlem [mailto:tlf(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 1998 5:54 AM
> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)
> Subject: Eaglepoint's 2d/3d Analysis software
> Good luck getting anything from eagle point.  Our office recently
> "upgraded" from their older DOS based programs to what was suppose to be
> newly written programs for Windows 95.  After taking our money, we received
> a set of about 20 disks, mostly containing the same old DOS programs we
> already had (most manuals had print dates of early 90's).  So far, we have
> received one new program that is actually written for windows 95, and it is
> worthless.  Calls to them typically go unanswered for several weeks until
> you can catch one of the sales reps in the office.
> Another problem with their software is that an access code consisting of
> approx. 20 letters and numbers must be entered for each program.  You must
> install the software on each machine, which in turn generates a code that
> must be faxed to Eagle Point, then they fax teh access codes back to you
> (ours took a week and a half).  Once you finally get the codes, you must go
> back around to each machine and enter all the numbers.
> Good luck again
> Troy Madlem
> Structural Engineer
> >From: Bill Polhemus <polhemus(--nospam--at)>
> >To: "'seaoc(--nospam--at)'" <seaoc(--nospam--at)>
> >Subject: RE: Eaglepoint's 2d/3d Analysis software
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> >All I can say is:
> >They promised to send us an evaluation CD of their software, but we never
> heard from them after.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From:  Alex C. Nacionales [SMTP:anacio(--nospam--at)]
> >Sent:  Saturday, May 30, 1998 2:29 PM
> >To:    seaoc(--nospam--at)
> >Subject:       Eaglepoint's 2d/3d Analysis software
> >Hello all,
> > I am currently evaluating the 2d/3d analysis
> >software from Eaglepoint software. I would
> >appreciate any help or opinion of current users
> >of this software on this listserve.
> >Thanks in advance.
> >Alex C. Nacionales, C.E.
> >Iloilo City, Philippines