Defining General Multi-board Assembly Preferences for Altium NEXUS

Created: April 24, 2019 | Updated: May 18, 2019
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Parent page: Accessing, Defining & Managing System Preferences

Multi-board Assembly General Preferences page
The Multi-board Assembly - General page of the Preferences dialog

Summary

The Multi-board Assembly - General page of the Preferences dialog is used to configure which objects to import from the PCB when buidling a multi-board.

Access

The page is accessed by clicking General under the Multi-board Assembly folder in the main Preferences dialog (accessed by clicking the Preferences access button button in the top right corner of the workspace).

Options/Controls

PCB Import

  • Import Free 3D Bodies - check the box to import free 3D Bodies. 3D Bodies that are part of a component footprint are not affected by this option.
  • Do Not Import Component With Height Less Than - enable to not import components with height less than the mils you enter in the textbox.
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