Altium Designer Documentation

Duplicated Components

Created: July 28, 2015 | Updated: June 16, 2017
Now reading version 17.1. For the latest, read: Duplicated Components for version 19.0
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 15.1, 16.0, 16.1, 17.0, 17.1 and 18.0

The Duplicated Components dialog.
The Duplicated Components dialog.


The Duplicated Components dialog allows designers to decide how to process duplicated components when making a Sch Library in a project. 


In the Sch Editor, run command Design » Make Schematic Library. If there are components with the same library reference but different internal structure, this dialog will appear.


Enable the desired option to process the duplicated components. Options include: Process only the first instance and ignore all the rest, Process all the components, giving them unique names, and Abort the library generation. Check Remember the answer and don't ask again to process the same scenario in the same way at a later stage.

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