Altium Designer Documentation

Defining Multi-board Schematic Object Default Preferences for Altium Designer

Created: April 24, 2019 | Updated: September 4, 2021
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Parent page:Accessing, Defining & Managing System Preferences

The Multi-board Schematic - Defaults page of the Preferences dialog showing the Cable Connection primitive as an example.


The Multi-board Schematic – Defaults page of the Preferences dialog provides numerous controls relating to the default settings within the multi-board schematic workspace.


The Multi-board Schematic – Defaults page is accessed by clicking Defaults under the Multi-board Schematic folder in the main Preferences dialog (accessed by clicking the  button in the top right corner of the workspace).


  • Primitives - use this field to filter the presented listing of primitives. Choose from: AllGeometryConnection, and Module.
  • Primitive List - a list of primitives that can be used in the multi-board schematic editor (filtered in accordance with the chosen entry for the Primitives field above). Click on the listed Primitives to change the available default values as described.

To view and edit the settings and options for each primitive, click on the desired entry in the Primitive List. Information for each primitive can be found at the following links: 

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