Altium Designer Documentation

Altium Designer 版本发布说明

Created: December 20, 2016 | Updated: December 20, 2016

The following sections list the release notes for publically released versions of Altium Designer 15.1 and Altium Designer 15.0

For a summary of new features and enhancements in Altium Designer 15.x, see New in Altium Designer. For a listing of release notes for versions of the software prior to 15.0, see Historical Release Notes.

Version 15.1.16

Build63332 Date: 2 June 2016 

7492 Restored the ability to edit holes in the Hole Size Editor mode of the PCB panel.
7500 Resolved issue that caused first Interactive Length Tuning to be deleted after adding second one to a net.
8318 Resolved issue with memory leaking during compilation of Integrated library.
8408 Resolved an issue where items that were added to Vaults were not shown after clicking "Refresh" button.
7001 Resolved an Altium Designer access violation error that could occur when opening PCB documents during PCB design collaboration.
7491 DRC processing for Board Outline Clearance between complex pads and exterior board edges has been corrected.
8473 Resolved an issue with wrong polygon mapping while import board from Eagle.
8489 Fixed an issue that leading to crash during BOM report generation.
8557 Resolved an access violation error that occurred when importing a PADS Logic ASCII (.txt) file.
8649 Restored ability to use "ShowDialogWithCaption" function in the scripts.
8650 Resolved issue with BOM generation for fitted/not fitted variants components.
8651 Altium Designer no longer crashes when two or more ports are added to multi-channel design simultaneously.
8653 Toggle Fitted/Not Fitted works correctly for multi-part variants components (BC:4929).
8655 Fixed regression issue with "Place>Directives>Specific No ERC" not picking compiler violation.
8916 The issue of special strings with delimiter characters not being interpreted correctly during assembly drawing generation has been resolved.
9198 Resolved an issue with Altium Designer's Orcad exporter where an exported library was empty or the exported design caused Orcad to crash.
12040 STEP and IDF exports no longer produce faceted edges in circular board cutouts (BC:365).

Version 15.1.15

Build: 50867 Date: 14 September 2015

7073 All properties in the State Properties dialog (when configuring a lifecycle definition) are now visible (BC:5630).
7460 Fixed issue with compiler warning being incorrectly displayed for broken links between Schematic components and Variants definition in a multi-channel design
7496 Polygon pours no longer cause clearance violations after Altium Designer is updated to newest version.
7497 The "Convert Special Strings" option no longer gets disabled after starting an Output Job file which is using the PCB document as its Data source.
7499 Special strings whose parameter names include '-' are now correctly converted.
7501 Access violation in module "TKShHealing.dll" no longer occurs during STEP export.
7502 The Text Position property for dimension text is now correctly set to Manual when that text is manually repositioned (BC:5724).
7522 Resolved an issue whereby the required lifecycle definition was not being applied during item creation, when the item type had more than one lifecycle definition assigned to it.
8128 Length tuning for differential pairs no longer creates violations with the board outline.


Version 15.1.14

Build47215 Date: 22 July 2015

6370 The Symbol Generator now correctly observes units for default pin lengths during component creation
6771 Resolved an issue where opening a PcbDoc containing a Design View could result in the software entering into an infinite loop.
6843 Footprint with ".Comment" special string no longer displayed as mismatched after running footprint comparison via "Tools>Update from PCB Libraries".
6886 A PCB created in AD14.3 no longer loses relief polygon connections when it is opened in Altium Designer 15.1 and the polygon is repoured.
6915 The time taken to compile a schematic project has been reduced (BC:5495).
6938 PCB panels whose child PCB designs contain Component refdes, Component comment, and dimension text now produce proper Print and Assembly output to PDF documents (BC:5716).
6960 Resolved an issue where a new project being created from a template would point to the wrong OutputJob file.
7022 Resolved an issue when unique identifier errors appeared after updating a modified schematic symbol using the "Tools >Update Schematics command".
7070 Resolved an issue with Undetectable Short Circuit in Schematic when Blankets are used
7085 Resolved an issue where the designators were incorrectly placed in the generated PDF output if they were on a mechanical layer in an embedded board array (BC:5714).

Version 15.1.13

Build46088 Date: 2 July 2015

4814 Altium Designer no longer crashes on start, in environments utilizing a roaming profile (BC:5218).
6410 Several fabrication and assembly output issues concerning TrueType special String conversion, location, and justification, have been resolved (BC:5521).
6566 Invalid files nor longer generated during export to Parasolid (BC:5650).
6574 The PCB can now be exported in PDF3D format, directly in the Project folder. This fixes the issue where a blank PCB was being created, that overwrote the existing PCB document.
6577 Fixed issue with non-editable via sizes during routing.
6587 Availability of Component State validation has been restored in OutputJobs.
6590 An issue with Altium Designer licenses not being recognized when using Private License Server v14.0.0.33 (or earlier), has been resolved.
6607 The MCAD collaboration standalone license no longer needs to be re-activated every time Altium Designer starts.
6672 All cell data is now loaded properly when opening older CmpLib files in Altium Designer 15.1 (BC:5601).
6050 Multiline strings with CR LF now display correctly in PDF3D export.
6601 An issue with the Symbol Wizard window not being movable, has been resolved.
6768 The Component Template (CMPT) Editor is now compatible with Altium Designer 15.1.

Version 15.1.12

Build: 45129 Date: 2 June 2015

6292 Restored the possibility to change lifecycles when working with versions of Altium Vault earlier than 2.5.
6317 Undo of component layer flip no longer modifies the component's Flipped On Layer property.
6409 Resolved an issue when managed project was invisible in Altium Designer when it was created in repository which URL had "/" at the end.
6427 Resolved an issue when generation STEP file from output job was impossible.
6239 False violations of Board Outline Clearance rule no longer occurs for primitives on Mechanical layers.
6277 Resolved an issue with schematics where the compiler did not highlight an error for components which have duplicate designators (BC:5449).
6349 Altium Designer no longer crashes when rendering a solder mask for pads, after switching from 2D to 3D.
6351 Altium Designer no longer crashes when user removes polygons imported from Camtastic.
6369 Restored the ability to change all selected cells at Next State column in Batch.
6376 Extruded 3D Body objects converted to STEP in Altium Designer Versions 15.0 and earlier now retain their shapes in Altium Designer Version 15.1 (BC:5467, BC:5511).
6013 Resolved an issue with component rotation during Eagle import with non US regional settings.
6040 Objects selected in PCB Layout using the Board Insight panel now correctly update the PCB Inspector panel.
6284 Added the option to display mechanical layers in board planning mode.
6310 Fixed crash during sequential repour of overlapped polygons.
6439 Resolved an issue with SchLibGenerationTool when data copied from Excel was pasted into the first several cells of the wizard, and the other cells were pre-selected (BC:5506, BC:5491).

Version 15.1.9

Build: 44146 Date: 8 May 2015

6266 Altium Designer no longer hangs after setting 3D Body height in 3D mode.
6256 Explode polygon to free primitives now works properly.
6190 F1 now works properly for newly added dialogs.
6077 Import of an OrCAD 16.3 DSN using Import Wizard no longer misses multiple pages.
6041 Multiline text is now properly converted to strokes and polygon during generation of certain export formats.
5030 Functions InNamedUnion('Name') and InUnion(ID) are now available in scripting system and rule queries.
4887 Fixed issue with wrongly formed thermal connections when certain settings were used (BC:5450).

Version 15.1.8

Build: 44021 Date: 4 May 2015

4300 Pad and Via Solder Mask Expansion can now be applied from the hole edge, as well as from the Pad/Via's copper shaped edge.
4588 "Bikini Coverlay" is now supported, enabling proper surface film outputs for flexible sections, including expansions.
4555 A Board Outline Clearance (Manufacturing) rule has been added to the PCB Layout Editor to constrain the proximity of objects to various types of board edges.
4936 When a via instance's layer span property is required, users can now specify a drill pair and optionally access the Drill-Pair Manager.
4992 Provided the possibility to generate 3D PDF of PCB-assemblies.
4554 Added Smart Union management, a new Union mode on the PCB panel that allows the designer to review and manage Union types, Unions, and Union primitives.
4649 Drill Drawing layer is now live, displaying drill symbols once a drill table has been placed or when the drill symbols have been configured for display.
4779 Added a new "Pad and Via library" feature that allows for the creation of reusable pad and via templates.
1606 The PCB Layout Editor's String object has been enhanced to support multi-line text, by allowing carriage returns to be embedded in the text and resizing of the String's bounding rectangle.
4553 Altium Designer now checks dependencies during polygon repours and provides correct pour order when modifying a shape.
4938 Provided one way synchronization between Tasking Pinmapper tool and Altium Designer.
4594 Developed xSignals Wizards which helps to create rules for configuration of length matching rules.
4581 Polygons can now be automatically named (both initially and upon subsequent changes) according to a user defined naming template.
4771 Created a Schematic symbol generation tool that reduces time spent on functional symbols creation.
5356 Developed the possibility to change Layer Color in one output outjob file instead of changing the color in all of them (BC:101).
5448 In response to several BugCrunch items, a 3D Body's 3D Color property can now be optionally used to override the colors of its STEP Model (BC:154, BC:1255).
5097 ODB++ supports arc only cut-outs now (BC:5158).
5378 Component rotation is now correctly exported to dwf/dxf formats (BC:4977).
4682 Visibility of the comment field on placement from DBLib restored to legacy behavior (BC:4994).
4921 Resolved an issue where square selectors were not showing after flipping the board (BC:5104).
5190 Resolved an issue where a BOM is added to a publishing destination and the Excel file is created but the file size is zero bytes (BC:973).
4514 Fixed an issue with saving menu customizations between sessions (BC:4957).
3986 When deleting multiple sub-parts of a component in the schematic library editor, the selected components are always the ones that are deleted (BC:4768).
5383 Ability to set "Not Fitted" for group of selected component has been added (BC:3028).
5456 It is now possible to switch between 2D and 3D views asynchronously (press 2 or 3), or synchronously (press Shift+2 or Shift+3) (BC:5253).
5516 TSaveDialog/TOpenDialog can be invoked from the script (BC:5326).
5358 Resolved an issue with parameters updating if "Auto Position" was disabled in .SchLib (BC:839).
5724 Resolved an issue with Altium Designer hanging when attempting to import large Allegro design data.
5263 Access Violation error no longer occurs after OrCAD schematic file import.
4917 This will allow users who are editing routes or examining trace or x-signals to easily get to the length tune the trace.
4576 DXF importer no longer causes freezing when DXF files with many splines are imported.
5221 Release-process into Altium Vault no longer fails due to missing folder generation.
5227 The legacy “Use Transparent Layers” option is now automatically disabled in place of new layer transparency system.
4748 Resolved an issue where cross-junction was converted to cross-over after any component or segment of a sketch had been dragged.
3593 Resolved an issue with dimensions changing incorrectly after a file had been imported from AutoCAD to PCB.
4959 An issue has been corrected where the layer stack region split line start/end locations self-modified when the user switched in and out of board planning mode.
5076 Behavior of the PCB Panel's Layer Stack Regions editor has been corrected when PCB Layout Editor is in Board Planning Mode.
5081 Resolved an issue where the parameter location was changed after updating components from a library.
4520 Ctrl+C command for 3D mode works now.
4485 The default footprint is now indicated in the Libraries panel, and used when placing a component.
4583 Double-clicking on Layer Stack Chart no longer invokes Length Tuning Dialogue.
4885 Duplicated Menu Shortcut Accelerators were changed to unique.
4433 Multipart components in xDxDesigner are now treated properly, creating corresponding parts instead of individual components.
5435 Access check added when saving the BSDL_FileMap.Txt file.
5412 Gerber outputs no longer lose layers when generated for embedded boards.
5219 Fanout procedure now follows room and net rules.
4932 FSO of Pins of SchLib parts with multiple parts works properly now.
5351 Moving groups of objects is restricted to the area of visibility now.
4758 IDX import no longer relays on regional date and time format anymore.
5481 Resolved an issue when placement of DXF was wrong after it was exported via Output Jobfile.
5191 Resolved an issue where columns were lost after copying the OutJob file from one project to another with the “Include parameters from PCB” setting.
5065 Resolved an issue where components rotated incorrectly after PCB file had been exported to AutoCAD.
5347 Resolved an issue when Pad names were incorrect and Net information was missing in ASCII file after PADS import.
4580 Live Highlighting when the board is flipped now works correctly.
5146 Pads with the same JumperID but different nets are reported as short circuits now.
3992 Fabrication output for a vault-managed, panelized PCB design now produces a warning message when the panel PcbDoc and referenced PcbDocs are not members of the same project.
5343 Violation description for component clearance has been updated to be more informative.
5413 Fixed a bug with snap to board axis when snapping to embedded board edge.
5345 Fixed several issues with pre-defined stackups in layer stack manager.
5426 Testpoint flag is updating now during layer change.
4614 Resolved an issue where Polygon Hatch does not pour correctly when individual Poly to Via Rule is set.
4436 Compile Names Expansion setting for Ports now functions correctly.
3939 PDF output has been corrected when PCB designs contain rounded rectangle pad shapes.
4924 Resolved an issue where arcs were importing incorrectly from Altium Designer to AutoCAD .dwg.
5534 The Grid Manager's Snap To Object Hotspot setting now avoids snapping to board outline vertices when the Snap To Board Outline option is not activated in Board Options.
4378 Issue with disappearing 3D bodies when moving designators in 3D mode has been resolved.
5703 Resolved an issue where duplicate component IDs not caught during compilation resulted in incorrect schematic to PCB updates.
4901 Unnecessary & Time Wasting "Analyzing Nets" has been optimized on large designs.
5239 xSignals no longer crashes after placing or removing free pads.
5625 Issue with placing manual junction at the position of cross-over has been resolved.
5362 Error after trying to generate A4-size for PCB has been resolved.
5646 Resolved issues with creating schematic component from Sheet using Sheet Actions ->Create Component from Sheet.
4222 Export of square and slot shaped pad holes to Autocad DXF/DWG files have been corrected.
5113 An odd behavior of PSON in IPC Batch Wizard is fixed.
5722 Resolved a regression issue when evaluating special string values (document parameters, current date/time) when generating a BOM.
5430 Resolved an issue with pushing update from net list to PCB.
5316 Resolved an issue with NoERC markers causing slow project compilation.
5354 SimView.DLL access violation error no longer occurs while simulating Mixed Sim.
4792 Fixed an issue with displaying international characters in a BOM report.
5361 Fixed an issue with layer mapping in PCB Print output settings dialog.
4755 An issue that resulted in a blank file when generating a pdf from an outjob file for a SimView document has been fixed.
3562 A problem in the SimModel editor dialog when specifying the pin mapping for components with hidden pins has been fixed.
5028 Wrong behavior of DPAK in IPC Wizard is fixed.
4622 Resolved an issue where the wrong DuplicatedID warning appeared when repeated sheet symbols were used.
4914 Thermal relief generation had been improved.
4483 The Gerber X2 Apper Function attribute syntax has been improved.
4482 The Gerber X2 FileFunction attribute syntax has been improved.
5723 Issue with Schematic compiler producing intermittent crashes when compiling integrated library has been resolved
5023 Allegro importer does not crash anymore on large designs.
3906 Resolved a problem with generating large sized PDFs from Schematic documents containing JPEG images.
5348 Issue with incorrect import of NC Drill table from Allegro has been resolved.
5357 Resolved an issue with creating unrolled nets when importing ORCAD designs.
5318 Altium Designer no longer crashes when compiling a project that has many error and warnings.
5363 Generating Gerber files no longer crashes when PCB document contains an Embedded Board Array that references a PCB document that does not exist.
5145 Resolved an issue with component clearance checking on imported designs.
4763 Restored the possibility to copy and paste symbols between components in a Schematic library.
5465 Resolved an issue for Preview in Print Job where selecting multiple PCB or Schematic documents caused Access Violation or empty preview.
4620 Resolved an issue when some components were excluded from the Pick and Place file.
5359 Pins will no longer disappear from SchLib component when importing them from PADS.
5110 Special strings with parameters containing "-" or "." symbols are now processed properly.
5243 Ability to create separate net classes for buss sections when pushing updates from Schematic to PCB has been added.
5447 Provided possibility to update all extensions at once.
5326 Added support for spline, parabola and ellipse edge types to region/polygon/board outline shapes when collaborating with SolidWorks.
5228 Fabrication and Assembly Testpoint Style rules now contain properties for controlling clearances between testpoints and neighboring Pad/Via object holes.
5017 Component type can now be defined directly in pcblib.
5077 Extension&Updates section shows detailed information and updates released by Altium, without requiring an active Portal session.
4679 Developed the possibility to autocomplete an expression for scopes based on xSignal and xSignalClasses named in the Query Helper.
4465 Added ability to suppress updating specific parameters from database when generating BOM report
5355 Compiler now detects mismatches between project variants and actual Schematic documents and reports warnings.
5341 Added an prompt to have user restart Altium Designer after installing an extension.
5349 DRC units window has variable size now.
5063 Net change for a pad is now automatically propagated to all pads with the same Jumper ID.
4486 Added an optional 2:6 inches (4:5 mm) precision for Gerber X2 output.
4484 Added heuristics for Gerber X2 attribute assignment.
4492 Arcs on all objects are now approximated correctly.
4753 Board outline export supports preserving arc segments now.
4466 Schematic annotation now uses a 2 unit scanning grid, supporting correct annotation when designators are slightly out of alignment.
5290 Added a drop-down list which shows templates for working nets or those which are bigger or less than the allowed size.
4795 Provided importing support for the latest 16.x Orcad schematic document and libraries.
4984 Provided support for creating planar capacitive sensor patterns on PCB, for use with the range of Cypress CapSense controllers.
4515 Added an ability to round up Schematic internal coordinates to compensate for rounding problems when switching from imperial to metric units.
4450 Resolved an issue where arcs were flipped when DWG file was imported into a PCB.

Version 15.0.15

Build: 41991   Date:16 March 2015

4720 Releasing a managed project to Altium Vault for a second time no longer reports a Release.Log error.
5205 Resolved issue where changes made to an Output Job from the Configuration Manager are not saved (BC:5258).
4999 Intermediate files no longer be removed during synthesis.
5111 Improved stability of Allegro importer when working with large designs.
5257 Resolved issue where running an FSO on pins from multiple parts results in none being selected.
5258 Resolved issue when deleting multiple sub parts of a component in the schematic library editor, the selected components aren't always the ones that are deleted (BC:4768).
5260 Special strings with parameters containing "-" or "." symbols are now processed properly.
5262 Re-annotate works properly now for components initially placed on the PCB.
5264 A proper DuplicateID warning is shown for cases when repeat sheet symbols are used.
5410 Resolved an issue with saving menu customizations between sessions (BC:4957, BC:5299).

Version 15.0.14

Build: 40656   Date:19 January 2015

4317 Rotation of components is now correctly exported to dwf/dxf formats (BC:4977)
4892 Fixed generation of pdf file via outputjobs when parametric file name is used
4899 Fixed issue of Japanese translation that prevents PCB document to be loaded

Version 15.0.13

Build: 40581   Date:16 January 2015

4634 Length calculation is now taking into account through-hole pins height
4367 Fixed Protel PCB 2.8 export
4401 "Create xSignals from connected net" command now has dedicated dialog
4601 Issues with layer disappearance while working with rigid -flex layer stack
4656 Components with @ in UniqueID are now properly included into Pick&Place files
4663 Gerber generation of embedded board referencing non existent pcb document do not crashes anymore
4738 Altium Designer do not hangs anymore during Spectra files import (BC:5054, BC:5047)
4747 Exception while working with split planes was fixed (BC:5059)
4825 Task with DrillDrawing printed to pdf do not prevent release to Vault anymore
4207 The option "Always repour polygons on modification" has been added to the PCB Editor - General page of the Preferences dialog (BC:5010).
4394 xSignal length calculation includes path inside of the component (as shortest path between pads)
4650 Fixed work of copy/paste between components in schlib
4745 Chinese (Traditional) translation was updated
4793 Resolved problem with pdf file opening using FoxirReader
4812 Altium Designer detects Component Clearances correctly
4833 Fixed error with downloading released data via web browser
4836 Device Support Report no longer crashes
4845 IPC2581 output can now be generated via PCBReleaseView

Version 15.0.8

Build: 38726   Date:26 December 2014

4206 IPC Footprint Wizard - PSON Solder Mask Expansion default setting changed back to "Expansion value from rules"
4261 Altium Designer no longer requests that Adobe Reader be installed on the system.
4396 Issues with opening older Protel/Altium designs have been resolved.
4417 If an Outjob PDF included =VariantName in the filename it could cause an exception, this no longer occurs.
4438 Acrobat Reader XI is now properly recognized by Altium Designer
4443 Fixed error with Pin Swapping affecting xSignals
4444 Import MCAD IDX menu entry moved to the File В» Import menu.
4446 Altium Designer no longer hangs while generating Board Stack report (BC:5002)
4447 Excel processes no longer remain running after Excel-based report generation.
4449 Redundant dialog about shelved polygon removed from STEP exporter
4452 Proper net name is being shown for shelved polygons in Polygon Manager
4458 Ctrl+R (Rubber Stamp) now works correctly in the Schematic editors.
4478 "Invalid argument to date encode" error during release to Vault is fixed
4479 Fixed naming of features in exported step files
4487 Fixed CADSTAR schematic importer
4493 Fixed crash in cmplib while openning file with models requiring update
4497 Certain editing scenarios could result in an exception in the schematic editor (error details included "read of address 80808088"), this no longer occurs.
4504 New polygons were immediately shelved in some installations of Altium Designer, this no longer occurs.
4506 Fixed issue with sch print via PDF printer in outputjob (BC:4947)
4537 Fixed disappearing wire dragging in sch
4539 It was not possible to have CmpLib folders of the same name, with a different path - this has been resolved.
4560 xSignal related length matching DRC are now shown in report and violations panel (BC:4960)
4586 Fixed Orcad importer
4590 BOM generation do not hangs anymore, when ActiveBOM is used as source with Variant switch

Version 15.0.7

Build: 36915   Date:17 November 2014

1015 Support for high DPI screens using oversized fonts has been reviewed and improved.
1335 PCB NC drill layer pair reports now correctly report layer spans for blind/buried via holes, when layers are shuffled out of default order.
1381 Export to AutoCAD now correctly includes thru-hole pad geometries and holes.
1382 After certain editing sequences the PCB editor would incorrectly switch to masking the display, this no longer occurs.
1408 IDF export now includes an option to export in Unicode format.
1615 Changing PCB layer names could result in layer-related lists populating incorrectly and certain outputs not generating correctly, this has been fixed.
2613 A Vault Content Cart can now target regular folders.
2816 It is now possible to define a CmpLib Component Naming scheme using a template with values from any parameter, for example CMP-[Value]-[PackageReference]-{0001}.
2817 The CmpLib editor now supports the addition of new parameters via customizable parameter list templates. Click the Required Models/Parameters Add button to access the templates (samples are stored in the \Templates folder).
2855 Duplicate UniqueIDs are detected by the Schematic compiler and detailed in the Messages panel. Existing duplicate UIDs are also automatically resolved during document loading.
2910 Release Notes column is now available when using Vault-based libraries in the Libraries panel.
3006 The Component Cuts Wire mode now functions correctly when the Always Drag option is enabled.
3008 OutputJob Editor enhanced by the addition of: mouse wheel scrolling & scroll bars when not all Jobs/Containers are visible, drag and drop to change Job order, multi-Job Enable/Disable right-click commands & shortcuts (select the container first).
3026 Import and Export options are now directly accessible via the Files menu. Save As commands are now used exclusively for Altium file formats. (BC:1812, BC:2731 partial)
3033 Gerber X2 is now available as an output format. It supports output generation via the PCB editor Fabrication Outputs menu, or via an OutputJob.
3035 IPC-2581B is now available as an output format. Install the extension and generate output via the PCB editor Fabrication Outputs menu, or via an OutputJob. Download a free viewer from
3081 The Vaults panel now supports changing the column visibility and order. These changes, along with panel-section resize actions are retained between sessions.
3143 Timeout errors after releasing project documents to a Vault have been fixed.
3188 OutputJobs now support using a slash character in the Output Container Name.
3189 It is now possible to pre-configure the display state of Vault component parameters, via the Vault Folder Properties dialog (Type = altium-component-library) and the Vault Library dialog (add a Vault as a Library).
3205 Switching from the logical to the physical tab of a schematic no longer leaves artifacts on the screen.
3225 Schematic dragging has been further developed to improve wire/bus bending and reduce the likelihood of a netlist change.
3227 Schematic dragging has been further developed to improve object handling and the quality of the result, and reduce the likelihood of a netlist change.
3232 Polygon vertex deletion using Ctrl+Hover+Click is now working correctly. Hold the left mouse button down as you click, until the vertex disappears.
3251 Releasing projects to the vault with file-locking being enabled works correctly now
3272 The schematic library editor panel now supports standard copy and paste shortcuts, Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V.
3293 BOM filters no longer mix up the parameters. Note that for an existing BOM the filters must be cleared, the BOM saved, closed and re-opened, and the filters re-defined.
3338 Multi-net routing no longer creates a clearance violation at corners when the Converge shortcut (C) is pressed.
3341 When a PDF is generated from a schematic that includes a hyperlink, clicking the hyperlink now opens the target web page correctly.
3357 Teardrop removal speed has been improved.
3381 Second click to select an individual segment in a schematic wire now works correctly.
3412 The issue with not being able to close documents having "=" character in their name has been resolved
3419 When the Interactive Router is in push mode, a via on the pushing net can push other-net objects, including vias.
3423 A specific Verilog HDL project would cause an AV on compile, this no longer occurs.
3425 Update from Libraries now correctly preserves existing location and orientation of parameter strings.
3437 2D and 3D PCB view orientations are now completely separate, each retains the previous orientation and zoom when switching between the views.
3441 Pin-pairs have been added to the PCB editor, delivering the ability to define the path and constraints for a signal to travel between a source and destination, through termination components and y-splits.
3442 The import of complex arc shapes from AutoCAD has been improved.
3443 The PCB Editor now supports embedding OLE objects, such as Word or Excel documents, into a PCB document (Place В» Object from File).
3456 Xilinx Vivado toolchain is now correctly detected, and can also be added manually in the FPGA - Place and Route preference settings.
3457 Split plane editing could occasionally cause an exception, this no longer occurs.
3459 When a wire is placed perpendicular to multiple schematic pins and then dragged, a wire segment is automatically added between every pin and the wire being dragged. This fix restores previous schematic editing behavior.
3477 Schematic library editor, the Parameter Manager now supports editing parameters across multiple selected components.
3492 A warning is displayed when you attempt to complete an invalid blanket (has intersecting edges) in the schematic editor.
3495 PCB component fanout now functions correctly when there is an unpoured polygon under the component.
3497 Click and drag to move a group of selected objects now be functions correctly.
3498 An exception that occurred during import of specific DxDesigner projects has been resolved.
3514 PCB Step model import has been enhanced with better support for curved shapes.
3521 Fileless editing of an external SIM model no longer generates an AV.
3528 AVS 1.1 is now supported by Altium Designer 14.3.
3529 Component pads placed on a signal layer other than top or bottom could not be edited in certain layer-stack configurations, this no longer occurs.
3530 Top and Bottom Solder Mask layers are now included in the PCB Filter panel's Layer list.
3546 The IPC Footprint Wizard now previews 2-pin and 3-pin DFN component correctly.
3551 Schematic auto-junctions now size correctly regardless of the wire width.
3556 Component primitives placed on mechanical layer 17 or higher now have their layer displayed correctly in the Components mode of the PCB Panel.
3560 It is now possible to connect to an SVN repository with a user name containing the @ character.
3561 The correct Lifecycle and Naming Schema is now being loaded during CmpLib file-less editing.
3567 Model selection drop-downs in the CmpLib editor now display the Lifecycle state in color.
3568 The Vaults panel now shows the Note data from the correct Lifecycle state.
3576 PDF generated by running OutputJob can be opened directly from OutputJob document
3577 Simulation model pin mapping now works correctly in the CmpLib editor.
3585 Pin swapping was not correctly generating an ECO after performing PCB pin swapping, this has been resolved.
3592 The path tracing routines used for creating a polygon from selected primitives have been improved, to better handle small objects and multiple paths.
3598 From-To panel now shows length taking via heights into account
3611 The schematic Place Wire command now correctly retains the corner mode used in the previous wire placement.
3626 Vault-defined part choice currencies are now used in Altium Designer supplier dialogues
3633 Updating Altium Designer from an NIS no longer requires a current Portal connection.
3634 "Access denied" error when installing an update from NIS has been resolved
3640 Support for rectangular-shaped pad holes has been added
3664 PCB exception while re-building a net to an arc center point in a specific design no longer occurs.
3681 Plane connects (thermal reliefs) are now shown correctly when board is flipped
3689 Exception no longer occurs when choosing PCB font style in VariantManager (BC:4664)
3692 Pads with rotated square holes no longer show copper still being present after running the Remove Unused Pad Shape command.
3695 GOST specific documents can now be generated in BOM Report outputs
3707 "No model link found for component" error no longer occurs while editing old cmplib files
3708 Clicking on a supplier part number in the Vaults panel no longer causes an exception.
3721 Occasional exceptions during a print preview no longer occur.
3722 Under certain conditions changes made in the Variant Management dialog could cause an exception, this no longer occurs.
3729 The Variant Management dialog now immediately reflects changes to components, such as clearing or choosing an Alternate Part, improving usability.
3732 The Edit action is now available when right-clicking in the Search results panel in the VaultExplorer
3736 Fixed error while releasing Vault revisions with extra long file and path names
3737 Changes to Comment and Description are no longer lost during component release from the CmpLib editor
3739 A Length column has been added to the Primitives table in the Nets view of the PCB panel
3755 Scope section of the Teardrops dialog was modified to distinguish TH and SMD pads
3757 Duplicate Port UIDs no longer cause Port names to be changed when generating a PDF from the schematic.
3774 Under certain conditions, schematic compile masks did not exclude components or net objects underneath them, this has been resolved.
3778 On a schematic with a lot of wiring, placing a wire with the Break Wires at Autojunction option enabled was very slow, this has been optimized.
3779 Improved performance of selection and zooming in Schematic in comparison with 14.3
3785 Under certain conditions it was possible to get the PCB Layer Stack Manager graphical representation out of sync with the tabular layer detail region, this has been resolved.
3787 The "Print as a single job" option in Output Job File documents now properly combines the separate documents to a single print output
3789 PCB re-annotation on a variant design with not-fitted parts could result in the varied parts becoming out of sync, this no longer occurs. Note: PCB re-annotation on a design that uses alternate parts with different footprints is not yet supported.
3792 STEP models from Inventor 2014 are now loaded without errors
3800 Variant PCB drawing options have been updated to make it easier to understand how Not Fitted components are displayed.
3809 It is now possible to specify different values for solder mask expansions for top and bottom layers
3834 Empty surface constructs are now suppressed in ODB++ fabrication output.
3835 The IPC footprint wizard now correctly supports defining PLCC packages with different D and E pin counts, allowing packages with any even number of pins to be created.
3836 Dragging multiple schematic wire ends could occasionally result in one wire being shorter than the rest, this no longer occurs.
3841 Reset All command added to the Variant Manager, use this to restore all parameters to alternate or base component values.
3844 The issue resulting in "I/O error 103" error message when some of the project files are read-only has been resolved
3845 The speed of updating from libraries or a database has been improved for designs that include variants using alternate parts.
3849 In certain circumstances a component would still be shown as varied after resetting parameter variations, this has been resolved.
3857 Polygon management was improved in comparison with 14.3 (restored shelving, modified concept)
3875 The Vaults panel right-click menus now display correctly when Display scaling is being used.
3876 Elements of the Vaults panel were being compressed when Display scaling is being used, this no longer occurs.
3888 Crash reports can now be send from behind a proxy
3889 Simulation Waveform viewer print preview issue has been fixed.
3900 Class generation settings are now stored for device sheets (BC:3840)
3903 The time to open the PCB Classes dialog has been substantially reduced, particularly on designs with a large number of classes.
3972 ODB++ output did not generate drill data for drill holes included in a panel, when none of the embedded boards had drill holes, this has been resolved.
3984 Drawing of Schematic Blanket directives has been further optimized to get them to draw quickly and also correctly display the fill color.
4005 Variant designs that include alternate parts with different footprints can now be re-annotated in the PCB editor.
4016 PCB DRC now supports stacked alternate parts in a variant-based design.
4049 Signal length column was added to Nets panel (this length is being calculated using more precise xSignal engine)
4062 All extensions within a group can now be installed in a single action.
4069 Some PCB dialogs were ignoring the board units and always displaying in mils, this no longer occurs.
4076 Modified Polygon rule support check for shelved polygons
4083 During import of a P-CAD PCB file the layer types are now correctly detected and assigned for all possible layer configurations.
4092 The DRC Violations Display page of the Preferences dialog now displays the complete list of Display Style entries when Windows display scaling is being used.
4098 An AV could occur while placing a pin in a schematic library and pressing Esc to quit the command, this no longer happens.
4111 With a specific combination of preferences, placing a component from the schematic libraries panel could cause Altium Designer to crash, this no longer occurs.
4121 After configuring components for pin swapping, it is no longer necessary for the designer to manually recompile the design to make those swap configurations available.
4133 Changes made in the FPGA Signal Manager are now correctly added to the constraint file.
4135 Silk to Solder Mask design rule now correctly detects both silk to solder mask or silk to copper rule check configurations.
4215 When a polygon is shelved, connections created by the polygon are maintained internally so the connection lines will not be displayed.
4351 NIOS II CPU does not generates with Altera Quartus version 13.0 or later


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