Altium Designer Documentation

Board Region

Created: July 28, 2015 | Updated: June 16, 2017

The Board Region Dialog.


This dialog provides controls related to board region layer stack assignment.


Make sure the board shape is divided into at least two regions, double click a board region to access this dialog.


  • Name - Type in a suitable name for this board region.
  • Layer stack - Choose a layer stack from the drop-down list to assign to this board region.
  • Custom Coverlays - Enable this option to add Custom Coverlay to the Layer Stack Manager and allow the board shape to be manipulated in Board Planning Mode.
  • 3D Locked - Enable this option to lock this board region in 3D mode. At least one board region must be locked to be able to fold the board around the bend lines. 
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