Altium Designer Documentation

New Component

Created: May 6, 2019 | Updated: May 14, 2019
Now reading version 21. For the latest, read: New Component for version 22
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 19.0, 19.1, 20.0, 20.1, 20.2 and 21

The New Component dialogThe New Component dialog


The New Component dialog is used to define a name for a new component in the schematic library.


The dialog is accessed in the following ways:

  • From the Schematic Library Editor by clicking Tools » New Component from the main menus.
  • From the Schematic Library Editor by clicking the Add button under the Design Item ID region in the SCH Library panel.


  • Design Item ID - enter the new component name.


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