Altium Designer Documentation


Created: June 11, 2016 | Updated: April 11, 2017

Parent page: CAMtastic Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:

Applied Parameters: None


This command is used to set a new origin point for the current document.


This command can be accessed from the CAMtastic Editor by:

  • Choosing the Edit » Objects » Set Origin command from the main menus.
  • Using the Ctrl+I keyboard shortcut.


After launching the command, you will be prompted to select the new user origin. Simply position the cursor at the required location in the workspace and click. This point will become the new origin, as reflected by the XY coordinates (0.000000:0.000000) in the CAMtastic panel.


  1. You can toggle the view of the origin marker using the View » Views » Origin command. Use the command repeatedly to cycle through small marker, crosshairs and OFF.


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