Altium Designer Documentation

Run Process

Created: July 28, 2015 | Updated: June 19, 2017
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 15.1, 16.0, 16.1, 17.0 and 17.1

The Run Process dialog


The Run Process dialog allows users to execute processes directly from the dialog.


To access this dialog, click DXP » Run Process.


  • Process - use the drop down to select a process - the drop down lists any previously entered processes. The process shown in this box will be launched when OK is clicked.
    • Browse - use to open the Process Browser dialog in which you can browse and select a process. The selected process will appear in the Process box and will be launched when OK is clicked.
  • Parameters - shows the parameters that are to be passed to the selected process when it is run. Parameters are defined as ParameterName = Value. To enter more than one parameter, separate the parameter statements with the "pipe" symbol ( | ). 
    • Info - click for information on the parameters available for the process currently shown in the Process box.


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