Altium Designer Documentation

Query_Lang-PCBFunctions_ObjectTypeChecks_IsTeardropIsTeardrop_AD

Created: September 13, 2015 | Updated: August 21, 2021

Parent page: PCB Query Functions - Object Type Checks

Summary

Returns all teardrop objects. Teardrops are often added to a routed PCB design to create stronger track-to-pad, track-to-via and track-to-track connections. This is valuable when the the design objects are very small, and is particularly valuable for drilled pads and vias, because mis-alignment between the drill center and the pad/via center can result in the drill hole removing much of the copper connecting the track to the pad/via - known as drill breakout. Each teardrop shape is created from a single region object, which can have straight or curved edges.

Syntax

IsTeardrop : Boolean/Boolean_String

Example Usage

IsTeardrop
IsTeardrop = True
IsTeardrop = 'True'

Returns all teardrop region objects.

Not IsTeardrop
IsTeardrop = False
IsTeardrop = 'False'

Returns all objects except teardrop region objects.

 

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