Altium NEXUS Documentation


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


Returns all component objects whose Footprint property complies with the Query.


HasFootprint(Footprint : String) : Boolean/Boolean_String

Example Usage

HasFootprint('SIP?0') = True
HasFootprint('SIP?0') = 'True'

Returns all component objects whose Footprint property starts with SIP and finishes with 0, and includes one other intermediate character. Example compliant footprints include SIP10, SIP20, and SIPQ0.

HasFootprint('DIP*') = True
HasFootprint('DIP*') = 'True'

Returns all component objects whose Footprint property starts with DIP. Example compliant footprints include DIP8, DIP14, and DIP24N.

Not HasFootprint('IDC16')
HasFootprint('IDC16') = False
HasFootprint('IDC16') = 'False'

Returns all objects except component objects whose Footprint property is IDC16.

HasFootprint('*2*') = True
HasFootprint('*2*') = 'True'

Returns all component objects whose Footprint property includes the character 2. Example compliant footprints include 2012, 2N5001, IDC20, and HDR1X2.


  1. The single quote characters (') at the start and end of the Footprint string are mandatory.
  2. For each returned component object, its associated child objects are also returned.
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