Altium NEXUS Documentation

MigrateCurrentLibrary

Created: October 17, 2019 | Updated: November 6, 2019

Parent page: LibraryMigrator Commands

The following pre-packaged resources, derived from this base command, are available:


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to migrate your existing library to a managed content server. 

For information regarding the Library Migrator, click here.

Access

This command can be accessed when you are signed in to a server in the following ways:

  • Selecting Tools » Migrate Library in the Schematic Library Editor and PCB Library Editor. 
  • Selecting File » Migrate Library or Tools » Migrate Library in the Database Library Editor. 
The Library Migrator can be accessed only provided the Library Migrator extension is installed as part of your Altium NEXUS installation. This extension is installed by default when installing the software. In case of inadvertent uninstall, it can be found on the Purchased tab of the Extensions & Updates page (accessed by clicking on the  control at the top-right of the workspace then choosing the Extensions and Updates command from the menu).
You can also access the Library Migrator from the Components panel by selecting a file-based library from the drop-down at the top of the panel and choosing the Migrate Library option from the  menu. 

Use

After launching the command, the Library Migrator (Simple Migration) dialog will open in which you can specify to immediately migrate the selected library by clicking the  button. The Library Migrator (Simple Migration) dialog will use the default migration settings based on the source library. 

Click the  button to customize the migration in the Library Migrator's full GUI mode. 
The results of the library migration, as newly created managed components, can be seen in both the Explorer and Components panels.


Applied Parameter: Context=Focused

Summary

This command is used to migrate the currently focused file-based (.SchLib.PcbLib.DbLib, .SVNDbLib) library to a managed content server. 

For information regarding the Library Migrator, click here.

Access

This command can be accessed when you are signed in to a managed content server by right-clicking on a library file in the Projects panel and selecting Migrate Library from the context menu. 

The Library Migrator can be accessed only provided the Library Migrator extension is installed as part of your Altium NEXUS installation. This extension is installed by default when installing the software. In case of inadvertent uninstall, it can be found on the Purchased tab of the Extensions & Updates page (accessed by clicking on the  control at the top-right of the workspace then choosing the Extensions and Updates command from the menu).

Use

After launching the command, the Library Migrator (Simple Migration) dialog will open in which you can specify to immediately migrate the selected library by clicking the  button. The Library Migrator (Simple Migration) dialog will use the default migration settings based on the source library. 

Click the  button to customize the migration in the Library Migrator's full GUI mode. 
The results of the library migration, as newly created managed components, can be seen in both the Explorer and Components panels.
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