Altium NEXUS Documentation


Created: August 2, 2022 | Updated: August 2, 2022
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Parent page: PCB Query Functions - Fields


Returns all keepout objects whose Restricted for Layer property complies with the Query.


Restricted = Layer_String
Restricted <> Layer_String

Layer_String is the name of the signal layer as it appears on the Layers & Colors tab of the View Configuration panel or All Layers. Example signal layers are TopLayer, BottomLayer, MidLayer1-30, and Signal Layer 1-30.

Example Usage

Restricted = 'TopLayer'
Returns all keepout objects on the TopLayer.

Restricted <> 'MidLayer1'
Returns all keepout objects except for those on the MidLayer1 layer.


  1. The single quote characters (') at the start and end of Layer_String are mandatory.
  2. The Restricted for Layer property is only defined for keepout objects (arcs, fills, solid regions, and tracks).


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