Altium Designer Documentation

Harness Definition Resolver

Created: July 28, 2015 | Updated: June 18, 2017
Applies to Altium Designer versions: 15.1, 16.0, 16.1, 17.0 and 17.1

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.


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