Altium Designer Documentation

ComponentType

Modified by Jason Howie on Apr 11, 2017
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.

Parent page: Library Query Functions - Components

Summary

Returns all components whose Component Type property complies with the Query.

Syntax

ComponentType = ComponentType_String

ComponentType_String must be one of the strings from the following list:

  • 'Graphical'
  • 'Jumper'
  • 'Mechanical'
  • 'Net Tie'
  • 'Net Tie (In BOM)'
  • 'Standard'
  • 'Standard (No BOM)'

Example Usage

ComponentType = 'Graphical'
Returns all components whose Component Type is Graphical.

ComponentType = 'Standard'
Returns all components whose Component Type is Standard.

Tips

  1. Ensure that the scope of the search is set to Components, using the Search in field in the Libraries Search dialog.
  2. When searching components, all SchLib and IntLib libraries - available, or along a defined search path - will be interrogated.
  3. All results are listed in the Query Results listing, back in the Libraries panel.
  4. The single quote characters (') at the start and end of ComponentType_String are mandatory.

 

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