Altium NEXUS Documentation

InfoLoadDRCRulesFromPCB

Modified by Jason Howie on Apr 11, 2017
This documentation page references Altium Vault, which is no longer a supported product. Altium Vault and its component management features have migrated to Altium Concord Pro.

Parent page: CAMtastic Commands

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


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to load design rule constraint tolerances, where applicable, from the PCB design document into the PCB Design Check/Fix dialog of the current CAM document.

Access

This command is accessed from the CAMtastic Editor by choosing the Analysis » Re-load DRC Rules from PCB command from the main menus.

Use

After launching the command, the relevant design rule tolerances from the PCB document will be loaded into the Size (mils) column of the PCB Design Check/Fix dialog. The mapping of PCB design rule types to the corresponding DRC entries in the PCB Design Check/Fix dialog, are as follows:

Defined PCB Design Rule: Maps to CAM DRC Check:
Minimum Annular Ring Min. Annular Ring (Drill->Pad)
Solder Mask Expansion Min. Annular Ring (Pad->Mask)
Clearance Min. Clearance (Pad->Pad)
Clearance Min. Clearance (Pad->Trace)
Clearance Min. Clearance (Trace->Trace)
Width Min. Trace Width
Minimum Solder Mask Sliver Solder Bridging
Minimum Solder Mask Sliver Silkscreen Over Mask

 

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