Altium Designer Documentation

Library Options for a Library Package Project in Altium Designer

Created: September 16, 2021 | Updated: September 16, 2021

The Library Options tab of the Project Options dialog The Library Options tab of the Project Options dialog 


The Library Options tab of the Project Options dialog allows you to select the format for an integrated library project.


This dialog can be accessed in the following ways:

  • From an integrated library file, click Project » Project Options then select the Library Options tab.
  • Right-click on an integrated library file from the Projects panel, click Project Options then select the Library Options tab.


  • Integrated Library Format 
    • Original - select to use the original integrated library format. This is used for compatibility with Protel DXP (DXP 2002) software, prior to the advent of Altium Designer.
    • Altium Designer- select to use Altium Designer as the integrated library format (used in all versions of the software since the original Altium Designer 2004).

Additional Option

  • Set To Installation Defaults - click to set all options to the installation defaults.
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