Altium Designer Documentation


Created: December 5, 2018 | Updated: January 17, 2019
Now reading version 20.1. For the latest, read: LayerAdd for version 21
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 19.0, 19.1, 20.0, 20.1 and 20.2

Parent page: LayerStackManager Commands

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

Applied Parameters: Index=n (where n is in the range 0-15)


This feature is used to add a layer to the active Layer Stack. 


This command can be accessed from the Layer Stack by:

  • Choosing the Edit » Add Layer command from the main menus then selecting the desired layer type from the sub-menu.


After launching the command, the selected layer will be added to the active Layer Stack.


  1. Adding a copper layer will also add a dielectric layer when an existing adjacent layer is also a copper layer.
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