Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: October 12, 2018 | Updated: January 22, 2019
This documentation page references Altium NEXUS/NEXUS Client (part of the deployed NEXUS solution), which has been discontinued. All your PCB design, data management and collaboration needs can now be delivered by Altium Designer (with Altium Designer Enterprise Subscription) and a connected Altium 365 Workspace. Check out the FAQs page for more information.

Parent page: PcbDrawing Commands

The following pre-packaged resource, derived from this base command, is available:

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This feature is used to rotate selected objects in the active Draftsman document (*.PCBDwf) counterclockwise or clockwise and by a specified angle of rotation. 

For a high-level look at how the Altium Draftsman Drawing System provides an interactive approach to the creation of production documentation for your PCBs, see Draftsman.


In a Draftsman document (*.PCBDwf), select the object(s) to move, press the M shortcut key to open the Move pop-up menu, then choose Rotate Selection.


Ensure that only the objects you want to rotate are selected in the Draftsman workspace.

After launching the command, the Rotation Angle (Degrees) dialog will open. Enter the required Angle of rotation from 0.001° to 360.00°. Enter a positive value for counterclockwise rotation or a negative value for clockwise rotation. Click OK to close the dialog then position the cursor and click to define the reference point for rotation. The selected objects will be rotated about the reference point by the entered angle.


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