Altium Designer Documentation

Choose Height Above Board Top Surface

Created: February 6, 2019 | Updated: February 6, 2019

The Choose Height Above Board Top Surface dialog
The Choose Height Above Board Top Surface dialog

Summary

This dialog allows you to specify the height of a nominated point on a chosen 3D Body, relative to the top surface of the board.

Access

This dialog is accessed in 3D Layout Mode from the PCB or PCB Library editor by clicking Tools » 3D Body Placement » Set Body Height from the main menus then double-clicking on the placed 3D Body.

The current viewing mode can be changed using the corresponding commands from the main View menu. 

Options/Controls

  • Original - the current value for the height of the nominated point on the chosen 3D model in relation to the board's top surface.
  • Board Surface - enable this option to have the nominated point on the chosen 3D model flush with the top surface of the board (0 height).
  • Custom - enable this option to specify a custom height for the nominated point on the chosen 3D model above (positive value) or below (negative value) the board's top surface.

 


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