Altium Designer Documentation

No ERC Properties

Modified by Susan Riege on Mar 14, 2018
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.
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Schematic Editor object properties are definable options that specify the visual style, content and behavior of the placed object. The property settings for each type of object are defined in two different ways:

  • Pre-placement settings – most No ERC object properties, or those that can logically be pre-defined, are available as editable default settings on the Schematic - Defaults page of the Preferences dialog (access from the  button at the top-right of the workspace). Select the object in the Primitive List to reveal its options on the right.
  • Post-placement settings – all No ERC object properties are available for editing in the Properties panel when a placed No ERC is selected in the workspace.

               The No ERC default settings in the Preferences dialog and the No ERC mode of the Properties panel

In the below properties listing, options that are not available as default settings in the Preferences dialog are noted as "Properties panel only".

Location (Properties panel only)

  • (X/Y)
    • X (first field) - the current X (horizontal) coordinate of the reference point of the object, relative to the current workspace origin. Edit to change the X position of the object. The value can be entered in either metric or imperial; include the units when entering a value whose units are not the current default. 
    • Y (second field) - The current Y (vertical) coordinate of the reference point of the object, relative to the current origin. Edit to change the Y position of the object. The value can be entered in either metric or imperial; include the units when entering a value whose units are not the current default. 
  • Rotation - use the drop-down to select the rotation. Choices are: 0 Degrees90 Degrees180 Degrees, and 270 Degrees.

Properties

  • Color - click on the colored box to access a drop-down from which you can select the default color.
  • Symbol - use the drop-down to select the default from the available choices: Thin CrossThick CrossSmall CrossCheckbox, and Triangle.
  • Active - enable to make the primitive active.

Suppressed Violations (Properties panel only)

  • All Violations - select to display all violations for this object. The Violation Type and Report Mode for the violations are displayed in the grid.
  • Specific Violations - select to display specific violations for this object. The Violation Type and Report Mode for the violations are displayed in the grid.
  • Add - click to open the No ERC dialog to add a new violation. After clicking OK, the new violation will be added to the grid. Click  to remove the currently selected violation.
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