Altium Designer Documentation


Created: July 27, 2015 | Updated: April 11, 2017
Now reading version 17.1. For the latest, read: Paste for version 21
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 15.1, 16.0, 16.1, 17.0 and 17.1

Parent page: TextEdit Commands

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

Applied Parameters: None


This command is used to place the current contents of the standard Windows clipboard into any open Altium Designer text-based document.


Access to this command can be made in the following ways:

  • Choose Edit » Paste from the main menus.
  • Click the  button on the Text Standard toolbar.
  • Use the Ctrl+V keyboard shortcut.
  • Right-click and choose Paste from the context menu.


Position the text cursor at the position within the document that you wish to paste and then launch the command. The contents of the clipboard will be pasted at this position.

Use the command repeatedly to paste multiple copies of the clipboard contents.


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