Altium Designer Documentation


Created: December 5, 2018 | Updated: December 12, 2018
Now reading version 20.1. For the latest, read: ToggleProjectionType for version 21
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 19.0, 19.1, 20.0, 20.1 and 20.2

Parent page: MultiBoardAssembly Commands

The following pre-packaged resources, derived from this base command, are available:

Applied Parameters: None


This feature is used to toggle the projection type (orthographic or perspective) in a Multi-Board Assembly document (*.MbaDoc). 

For a high-level look at multi-board design within Altium Designer, see Designing Systems with Multiple Boards.


This command can be accessed from a Multi-Board Assembly document (*.MbaDoc) in the following ways:

  • Choose View » Toggle Projection Type from the main menus.
  • Use the P or Shift+P shortcut keys.


After launching the command, the projection type will toggle between an orthographic and a perspective view.

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