Altium NEXUS Documentation

Component Rule Check

Created: August 4, 2017 | Updated: February 22, 2018
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The Component Rule Check dialog
The Component Rule Check dialog

Summary

The Component Rule Check dialog allows you to specify rules to check a component that is currently active in the PCB library.

Access

The dialog is accessed from the PCB Library Editor by clicking Reports » Component Rule Check from the main menus.

Options/Controls

Duplicate

  • Pads - enable this option to check for components with duplicate pads.
  • Primitives - enable this option to check for components with duplicate primitives.
  • Footprints - enable this option to check for components with duplicate footprints.

Constraints

  • Missing Pad Names - enable this option to check for components with missing pad names.
  • Mirrored Component - enable this option to check for components that are mirrored.
  • Offset Component Reference - enable this option to check for components with the component reference offset.
  • Shorted Copper - enable this option to check for components with shorted copper.
  • Unconnected Copper - enable this option to check for components with unconnected copper.
  • Check All Components - enable this option to check all components in the library.
After clicking OK, a Component Rule Check Report with the extension *.ERR will be generated that lists the violations based on the options you enabled.
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