Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: June 10, 2016 | Updated: April 11, 2017
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Parent page: CAMtastic Commands

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

Applied Parameters: None


This command is used to explode Step & Repeat arrays that are being used in the current document.


This command is accessed from the CAMtastic Editor by choosing the Edit » Step/Repeat » Explode command from the main menus.


After launching the command, the cursor will change to a square and you will be prompted to select the particular Step & Repeat array to explode. Simply position the cursor over any object included as part of the array selection in the original frame of the array (lower-left), and click. All frames in the array will be filled with copied information from the original, and the frame borders will be removed.

Continue exploding other Step & Repeat arrays, or right-click, or press Esc, to exit.


  1. Panelization and Arrays allow embedded Step & Repeat codes to reduce the size of files that contain the same information multiple times. If a session includes Step & Repeat codes, only the original image will be fully displayed in the main design window, all other projected copies appear as blank frames.


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