Altium NEXUS Documentation

Paste Special

Created: August 4, 2017 | Updated: February 22, 2018

The Paste Special dialog
The Paste Special dialog

Summary

The Paste Special dialog allows you to specify special paste options for an object.

Access

The dialog is accessed from the PCB editor by clicking Edit » Paste Special from the main menus.

Options/Controls

Paste Attributes

  • Paste on current layer - enable this option to paste objects onto the current layer.
  • Keep net name - enable this option to keep the original net names for the objects.
  • Duplicate designator - enable this option to paste a component with the same designator without auto-incrementing.
  • Add to component class - enable this option to have the pasted component added to the same component class as the source component.
The Duplicate designator and Add to component class options become available for use when the copied source component is available on the clipboard.

Buttons

  • Paste - click to paste the object with all specified attributes.
  • Paste Array - click to open the Setup Paste Array dialog in which you can set up options for array paste. 
     
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