Altium NEXUS Documentation

Material Library Settings

Created: December 7, 2018 | Updated: December 7, 2018

The Material Library Settings dialog

Summary

The Material Library Settings dialog is used to select the columns displayed in the Altium Material Library dialog or the Select Material dialog, depending on how the dialog is accessed.

Access

The dialog is accessed by clicking  in the Altium Material Library dialog or the Select Material dialog.

Options/Controls

  • Filter - enter characters by which you want the Column list filtered.
  • Column - this is a list of all possible columns that can be displayed in the Altium Material Library dialog or the Select Material dialog. When an item displays , that column will be displayed in the Altium Material Library dialog or the Select Material dialog. When an item displays , that column will not be displayed in the dialogs. Click the symbols to toggle the show/hide function.
  • Add - click to add a new column. A new column titled Custom[n] will be added to the Column list. Select the new column entry then click Edit to change the name, if desired.
  • Edit - click to edit the selected column. This is available only for a custom column that has been added. System columns cannot be edited.
  •  - click to delete the selected column. This is available only for a custom column that has been added. System columns cannot be deleted.
  • Up/Down - click to move the selected item up or down in the Column list. This determines the order in which the columns will appear in the Altium Material Library dialog or the Select Material dialog.

 

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