Altium NEXUS Documentation

Library Report Settings

Created: October 24, 2017 | Updated: March 6, 2018

The Library Report Settings dialog shown when accessed from the Sch Library Editor (back) and the PCB Library Editor (front).
The Library Report Settings dialog shown when accessed from the Sch Library Editor (back) and the PCB Library Editor (front).

Summary

The Library Report Settings dialog provides controls to configure a library report.

Access

The dialog is accessed in the following ways:

  • From either the schematic library editor or PCB library editor, click Reports » Library Report from the main menus.
  • From the Libraries panel, right-click then select Library Report.
In order to access the Libraries panel, enable the Value option in the Advanced Settings dialog for the following Preference Names:
Legacy.UnmanagedLibraries
Legacy.LibraryPanel

Options/Controls

Output File Name

  • Output File Name - displays the entire output file including path. Use the browse folder icon to search for and select a different location and name
  • Document Style - the file extension will be .doc and a word document format will be generated for the library report.
  • Browser Style - the file extension will be .html and a web page will be generated in an internet browser. You can edit the full output file name if desired.
  • Open generated report - enable to open the generated report either in MS Word or an internet browser.
  • Add generated report to current project - enable to add the generated report to the current project.

Include in report

These options are available only when the dialog is accessed from a schematic library editor.
  • Component's Parameters - enable to include component's parameters in the report.
  • Component's Pins - enable to include component's pins in the report.
  • Component's Models - enable to include component's models in the report.

Draw previews for

These options are available only when the dialog is accessed from a schematic library editor.
  • Components - enable to draw a preview for components in the report.
  • Models - enable to draw a preview for models in the report. 

Draw Components' previews

Enable to draw a preview for components in the report.

This option is available only when the dialog is accessed from a PCB library editor.

Settings

  • Use Color - enable to allow the library report to contain elements in color for either word or web documents.
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