Altium NEXUS Documentation

PCB_Dlg-ChoseModelFormChoose Model_AD

Created: July 7, 2022 | Updated: July 7, 2022
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The Choose Model dialog
The Choose Model dialog


The Choose Model dialog allows you to select an existing 3D model to use when placing a 3D Body.


The dialog is accessed by clicking the Choose button under Source in the Properties region of the Properties panel in 3D Body mode. 

The 3D Model Type must be set to Generic and the Source must be set to Link to Model in the Properties region of the Properties panel for the Choose button to be available.



  • List of directories - search through the list of directories to find and select the desired 3D model revision.
  • Add Directories - click to open the PCB Editor - Models Preferences page in which you can add model search paths/directories.
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