Harness Definition Resolver

Now reading version 16.0. For the latest, read: Harness Definition Resolver for version 17.1

The Harness Definition Resolver dialog

The Harness Definition Resolver dialog


This dialog allows the user to view and correct harness definition errors.


The Harness Definition Resolver dialog is accessed by clicking Tools » Harness Definition Problem Finder from the schematic editor.


  • Harness Definitions - this is a list of all harness definition names and their status. Definitions with problems will display  in the Status column.
  • Show Problems Only - enable this option to show problems in the grid area.
  • Problems Grid - this is a list of the problems of a selected harness definition. Information listed is: Problem, Harness Type, Description. If a correct harness definition is selected, this area will be empty.
    • Right-click Menu:
      • Export Selected Problem - select to export the selected problem.
      • Export All - select to export all problems in the grid.
  • Details - click to open the Conflicting Harness Definitions Details dialog, in which you can view detailed information about the harness definition errors.
  • Add To Message Panel - click to add the selected harness definition error to the Messages panel.
  • Add All To Message Panel - click to add all harness definition errors to the Messages panel.


If you find an issue, select the text/image and pressCtrl + Enterto send us your feedback.

The features available depend on your Altium product access level. Compare features included in the various levels of Altium Designer Software Subscription and functionality delivered through applications provided by the Altium 365 platform.

If you don’t see a discussed feature in your software, contact Altium Sales to find out more.