Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: June 11, 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 edit text objects in the current document.


This command is accessed from the CAMtastic Editor by choosing the Edit » Objects » Text command from the main menus.


After launching the command, the cursor will change to a square and you will be prompted to select the text you wish to modify. Simply position the cursor over the text string and click. The Edit Text dialog appears.

Use this dialog to modify text attributes such as font type (either Standard or TrueType), appearance of the text, and the actual content of the text. After clicking OK, the text will be changed on the document, in accordance with the options you have defined.

Continue selecting and modifying further text objects, or right-click, or press Esc, to exit.


  1. If a text string has been exploded into polyline objects, or if the text was created using placed lines, this command will not be available.
  2. If this command is used on selected drill text, the Drill Text dialog will appear, from where you can modify the height, orientation, and content of the text.


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