Altium Designer Documentation

Defining File Type Preferences for Altium Designer

Created: March 23, 2016 | Updated: April 11, 2017
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Parent page: System Preferences

The System - File Types page of the Preferences dialog

Summary

The System – File Types page of the Preferences dialog allows you to define the file types associated to the software.

Access

This page is accessed by clicking File Types under the System folder in the main Preferences dialog (DXP » Preferences).

Options/Controls

  • Associated File Types 
    • Supported Extensions - this region is a list of all the file types supported by the software. 
      • Register - associate the file type by checking the box.
      • Extension - the extension of the file.
      • Description - a description of the listed file.
    • All On - click to check all file types.
    • All Off - click to uncheck all file types.
    • Group on - click to check all file types within a group once a file type is selected.
    • Group off - click to uncheck all file types within a group once a file type is selected.
    • Selected on - click to check the box of a selected file type.
    • Selected off - click to uncheck the box of a selected file type.
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