Altium Designer Documentation

WithinRoom

Modified by by Admin 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: PCB Query Functions - Membership Checks

Summary

Returns objects that totally reside within the region occupied by any room object (confinement constraint rule) whose Name property complies with the Query.

For pads and vias to be returned, their center points must reside within the specified room(s).

Syntax

WithinRoom(RoomName1 : String,RoomName2 : String,...,RoomNamen : String) : Boolean/Boolean_String

As you define the Query expression, a pop-up list of all existing rooms, by name, is presented.

Example Usage

WithinRoom('Power')
WithinRoom('Power') = True
WithinRoom('Power') = 'True'
Returns objects that totally reside within the region occupied by any Room whose Name property is Power.

WithinRoom('COUT1','COUT2')
WithinRoom('COUT1','COUT2') = True
WithinRoom('COUT1','COUT2') = 'True'
Returns objects that totally reside within the regions occupied by any Rooms whose Name property is either COUT1 or COUT2.

WithinRoom('Monitor','Auxilary','Effects')
WithinRoom('Monitor','Auxilary','Effects') = True
WithinRoom('Monitor','Auxilary','Effects') = 'True'
Returns objects that totally reside within the regions occupied by any Rooms whose Name property is Monitor, or Auxilary, or Effects.

Tips

  1. The single quote characters (') at the start and end of each RoomName string are mandatory.
  2. Parent coordinate, dimension, and Net objects are not returned.
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