Altium Designer Documentation

Multi-board Assembly - View Configuration

Modified by Susan Riege on Feb 28, 2018
This documentation page references Altium Vault, which is no longer a supported product. Altium Vault and its component management features have migrated to Altium Concord Pro.
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Parent page: Multi-board Assembly Preferences


The Multi-board Assembly - View Configuration page of the Preferences dialog

Summary

The Multi-board Assembly - View Configuration page of the Preferences dialog is used to configure the default system colors and display options of a Multi-board assembly. The same set of options is available in the Multi-board Assembly View Configuration panel, use these to configure the settings in an open multi-board assembly.

Access

This page is accessed by clicking View Configuration under the Multi-board Assembly folder in the main Preferences dialog (accessed by clicking the  button in the top right corner of the workspace).

Options/Controls

System Colors

  • Toggle the  /  to show/hide the associated object. Click the colored box to open a custom color drop-down to select a color for the associated object. Refer to the View Configuration panel page to learn more about the setting the color.

Display Options

  • Screen Space Ambient Occlusion - enable to approximate the ambient occlusion effect. Ambient occlusion is a method used to approximate how bright the light should be shining on any specific part of a surface based on the light and that surface's environment (how hidden/open it is to the ambient light source). Refer to the View Configuration panel page to learn more.
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