Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: July 7, 2022 | Updated: July 7, 2022

Parent page: CAMtastic Commands

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

Applied Parameters: None


This command is used to record a new macro for actions carried out in the current document.


This command is accessed from the CAMtastic Editor by choosing the Macro » Start Recording command from the main menus.


After launching the command, the Create New Macro File dialog will appear. Use this dialog to define where and under what name, the new macro script file should be stored. After clicking Open, you will enter recording mode. Any actions you carry out within the CAMtastic Editor will be recorded, and the corresponding lines of script added to the macro file (*.bas).

When you have finished performing all actions to be included in the macro, use the Macro » Stop Recording command to exit recording mode. The generated macro file will be opened automatically as the active document in the main design window.


  1. The generated file will appear in the Projects panel as a free document.
  2. The scripting language used is Enable Basic.
  3. To edit a generated macro script, use the Edit Macro Script command.


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