Parent page: Multi-board Schematic Objects
A Rectangle is a graphic object that can be placed on a multi-board Design schematic document and filled with a specified solid color.
Rectangles are available for placement in the Multi-board schematic editor as follows:
After launching the command, the cursor will change to a cross-hair and the editor will enter Rectangle placement mode. Placement is made by performing the following actions:
This method of editing allows a placed Rectangle object to be selected in the design space and graphically edit its size, shape or location.
Select a Rectangle by clicking on its fill or outline. Once selected, editing handles/nodes are available at its center and perimeter.
Properties page: Rectangle Properties
The non-graphical method of editing a Rectangle is available in the Multi-board Properties panel, which provides editable property fields for the item that is currently selected in the design space.
To open the Properties panel and access the properties of a placed Rectangle:
If the Properties panel is already active, click on the Rectangle to access its properties in the panel.
The Properties panel supports multiple object editing where the property settings that are identical in all currently selected objects may be modified. When multiples of the same object type are selected, a Properties panel field entry can be edited for all selected objects. If values of a property are different for objects in the selection, the appropriate field will be shown as an asterisk (*); a new property value will be applied to all selected objects.