Altium NEXUS Documentation

Client_Dlg-EditProcessLauncherFormEdit Command_AD

Created: October 27, 2017 | Updated: October 27, 2017
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The Edit Command dialogThe Edit Command dialog


The Edit Command dialog provides controls to add a new command, edit command actions, names, add an image to command, or edit the shortcut keys assigned to a command.


The dialog is accessed in one of the following ways:

  • Click Ctrl+Left Mouse when the cursor is over the desired command.
  • From the Customizing Editor dialog:
    • Click the New button.
    • Click the Edit button after selecting an entry in the Categories region of the Command tab.
    • Double-click an entry in the Commands region of the Commands tab.


  • Action
    • Process - click the Browse button to open the Process Browser dialog to browse and select the desired process.
    • Parameters - displays the parameters for the command. Click Info for information about the selected command.
  • Caption
    • Caption - use the text box and drop-down to enter/select the desired caption for the command.
    • Description - enter a description of the command.
  • Image
    • Bitmap File - click ... to browse and select a picture for the selected command.
      • Preview - displays a preview of the selected picture.
  • Shortcuts
    • Primary - use the drop-down to select the primary shortcut key for the command.
    • Alternative - use the drop-down to select a secondary shortcut key for the command.
    • Currently in use by - if the selected primary or alternative shortcut is currently used by another command, these areas shows those commands.


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