Altium NEXUS Documentation

Layer(s) Editor

Modified by Susan Riege on May 2, 2019

   

Two variations of the Layer Editor dialog

Summary

The Layer(s) Editor dialog provides controls to add or edit a mechanical layer or add or edit a component layer pair through the View Configuration panel.

Access

The dialog is accessed in a PCB document from the View Configuration panel (View » Panels » View Configuration) in the following ways:

  • To add or edit a mechanical layer (image on the left), right-click in the Layers region on the Layers & Colors tab of the panel then select Add Mechanical Layer.
  • To add or edit a component layer pair (image on the right), right-click in the Layers region on the Layers & Colors tab of the panel then select Add Component Layer Pair.

Options/Controls

  • Layer Name/Layer Pair Name - enter or edit the layer or layer pair name.
  • Layer Number - enter the desired layer number or use the up/down arrows to select.
This field is available only when adding/editing a mechanical layer.
  • Layer Number
    • Top/Bottom - enter the desired top and bottom layer numbers or use the up/down arrows to select.
This field is available only when adding/editing a component layer pair.
  • Layer Type - use the drop-down to select the type of layer.  

 

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