Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: August 2, 2022 | Updated: August 2, 2022
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Parent page: Library Query Functions - All


Returns all components, or footprints, whose parent source library name complies with the Query.


SourceLibraryName : String

Example Usage

SourceLibraryName = 'Miscellaneous Devices.SchLib'
Returns all components whose parent source library is Miscellaneous Devices.SchLib.

SourceLibraryName = 'Miscellaneous Devices.PcbLib '
Returns all footprints whose parent source library is Miscellaneous Devices.PcbLib.


  1. The entities returned - Components or Footprints - depends on the chosen scope, defined using the Search in field in the File Libraries Search dialog.
  2. When searching components, only source schematic libraries - available, or along a defined search path - will be interrogated. When searching footprints, only PCB libraries will be interrogated.
  3. All results are listed in the Query Results listing, back in the Components panel.
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