Altium Designer Documentation

Update Parameters From Database

Created: July 28, 2015 | Updated: June 19, 2017

The Update Parameters From Database dialogThe Update Parameters From Database dialog


This dialog allows the user to update the parameters of Altium Designer components with information stored in an external database.


The Update Parameters From Database dialog can be accessed by clicking Tools » Update Parameters From Database from a schematic document.


  • Schematic Sheets - this region lists all schematic documents to which the update can be applied. This can be either a single, free schematic document, or all schematic sheets within the active project. Check the box next to the document(s) whose components you want in the update.
    As you enable/disable entries in the Schematic Sheets list, the Component Types region will automatically update according to your choices.
  • Component Types:
    • Physical Component - this is the name of the component.
    • Logical Symbol - this is the associated logical symbol.
    • Library - this is the source library from which the component was placed.
    • Count - this is the number of instances across all enabled schematic documents.
  • Create Log - check this option to create a log file of the update.
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