Altium Designer Documentation

Pin Data Smart Paste

Modified by Phil Loughhead on Jun 19, 2017
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.

The Pin Data Smart Paste dialog

Summary

The Pin Data Smart Paste dialog is used to populate multiple columns of data from an external source while using the Schematic Symbol Generation Tool Symbol Wizard. The dialog opens already populated with the source data. 

Access

The dialog is accessed by right-clicking in the Pin data region of the Symbol Wizard dialog then selecting Smart Paste.

Options/Controls

Delimiters

Check the box(es) of the delimiters that match those used in the source data. Choices include:

  • ​Tab
  • Semicolon
  • Comma
  • Space
  • Other

Data Preview​

Use the drop-down in each column to select a heading for that column. The available selections are derived from the column headings in the Pin data region of the Symbol Wizard dialog.

The preview area dynamically updates and shows how your changes affect the text in each column. 

Additional Controls

  • Paste - click to complete the smart paste process.​ The source data will be copied into the matching columns you specified in the Pin data region. 

 

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