Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: June 10, 2016 | Updated: April 11, 2017
This documentation page references Altium NEXUS/NEXUS Client (part of the deployed NEXUS solution), which has been discontinued. All your PCB design, data management and collaboration needs can now be delivered by Altium Designer (with Altium Designer Enterprise Subscription) and a connected Altium 365 Workspace. Check out the FAQs page for more information.

Parent page: CAMtastic Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:

Applied Parameters: None


This command is used to add a new layer to the current document.


This command is accessed from the CAMtastic Editor by choosing the Edit » Layers » Add command from the main menus.


After launching the command, the Enter Value dialog will appear. Use this dialog to enter a name for the new layer. By default the layer will have the name of the next available layer number, e.g. layer19.

After entering the required name and clicking OK, the new layer will be added to the layers list in the CAMtastic panel.


  1. The name for the new layer must be typed in lower case.


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