Altium NEXUS Documentation

OffsetSelection

Created: September 26, 2017 | Updated: July 12, 2018

Parent page: PCB Commands

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


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to offset the current selection of objects by a precise amount in X and/or Y directions.

Access

This command can be accessed from the PCB Editor and the PCB Library Editor by:

  • Choosing the Edit » Move » Move Selection by X, Y command from the main menus.

Use

First ensure that the objects to be moved using this feature are selected in the design workspace.

After launching the command, the Get X/Y Offsets dialog will open. Use this dialog to specify delta X and/or delta Y increment values by which to move the selection. After clicking OK, the selection will be moved accordingly.

Tips

  1. If an object is locked and you try to move it, you will be prompted with a confirmation dialog alerting you to this and asking if you want to continue.


Applied Parameters: None

Summary

This command is used to offset the current selection of objects by a precise amount in X and/or Y directions.

Access

This command can be accessed from the PCB Editor and the PCB Library Editor, by:

  • Locating and using the Move Selection by X, Y command () on the Active Bar.  
Click and hold on the active button to access a menu of all associated commands for that grouping. If the command has been recently used from the Active Bar, it will become the active/visible button. When other commands are available it is indicated by a triangle at the bottom-right corner of the button. 

Use

First ensure that the objects to be moved using this feature are selected in the design workspace.

After launching the command, the Get X/Y Offsets dialog will open. Use this dialog to specify delta X and/or delta Y increment values by which to move the selection. After clicking OK, the selection will be moved accordingly.

Tips

  1. If an object is locked and you try to move it, you will be prompted with a confirmation dialog alerting you to this and asking if you want to continue.
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