Altium NEXUS Documentation

AddConstraint

Created: December 22, 2020 | Updated: January 12, 2021

Parent page: ConstraintsManager Commands

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


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to add constraints to the currently selected rule. 

When a new rule is added, it will initially be given a default name based on the specific type of rule. If a rule with that name already exists, it will be given an incremented numerical suffix (e.g., Width_1Width_2, etc.).

Access

This command can be accessed from the Rules Editor by choosing Edit » Add Constraint from the main menus.

Use

After launching the command, an editing area will appear at the bottom of the Rules Editor, where you are given access to the controls for defining the scope and constraint attributes for that rule. From this area, you may give the rule a meaningful name to make it identifiable, define the scope of the rule by selecting scoping options from the drop-down(s), or by entering a query (or queries for a binary rule), set the constraints of the rule, and set the priority of the rule.

 

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