Altium Designer Documentation

ToggleVisibleGrid

Modified by Jason Howie on Jun 21, 2017

Parent page: Schematic Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to turn the visible grid on or off in the current document.

Access

This command can be accessed from the Schematic Editor, and Schematic Library Editor, by:

  • Choosing the View » Grids » Toggle Visible Grid command, from the main menus.
  • Choosing the Toggle Visible Grid command, on the Grids drop-down () of the Utilities toolbar.
  • Using the Shift+Ctrl+G keyboard shortcut.

Use

The visible grid is used purely as an aid for visually aligning objects. The setting of this grid has no affect on the cursor movement during editing.

Launch the command to toggle the visible grid status on or off.

Tips

  1. The visible grid can also be enabled/disabled using the Show Grid option, in the General section of the Properties panel (when no objects are currently selected in the workspace).

  2. Metric and Imperial presets for the visible grid can be defined from the Schematic - Grids page of the Preferences dialog.

 

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