Altium Designer Documentation

Defining Multi-board Assembly View Configuration Preferences for Altium Designer

Created: April 24, 2019 | Updated: May 18, 2019
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Parent page: Accessing, Defining & Managing System Preferences

Multi-board Assembly - View Configuration Preferences page
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 Preferences access button button in the top right corner of the workspace).

Options/Controls

System Colors

  • Toggle the visible / not visible 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

Projection – determine the projection of the view. Choose from:

  • Orthographic - choose this option to see the exact position of objects and text on the Multi-board Assembly without being obscured by surrounding objects.
  • Perspective - choose this option for a more realistic view of the Multi-board Assembly.

 

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