Altium NEXUS Documentation

Edit Favorite (PCB)

Created: October 11, 2017 | Updated: February 23, 2018

The Edit Favorite dialog
The Edit Favorite dialog

Summary

The Edit Favorite dialog allows you to edit the syntax of an expression which has been saved to their favorite expressions list. You also can edit how objects appear in the workplace after the expression has been run through the filter.

Access

From the Favorites tab of the Expression Manager dialog, click the Edit button.

Options/Controls

  • Name - by default, Favorites are named Favorite_#. Click in the text box and type to enter a customized name for the favorite.
  • Expression - click in the text box and type to make changes to the favorited expression.
  • Objects passing the filter - the following options affects objects that successfully pass the query filter:
    • Select - enable this option to select objects that pass the filter.
    • Zoom - enable this option to zoom in on objects that pass the filter.
  • Objects not passing the filter - the following options affect objects that do not match the query and therefore do not pass the filter:
    • Deselect - enable this option to deselect objects that do not pass the filter.
    • Mask Out - enable this option to mask out objects that do not pass the filter.
  • OK - click to save changes and return to the Favorites tab of the Expression Manager.
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