Altium NEXUS Documentation


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


Returns all part objects whose Display Mode property complies with the Query. Each part has a standard display mode, called Normal. In additiona, a part can have up to 255 alternate display modes (Alternate 1 - Alternate 255).


PartDisplayMode = PartDisplayMode_String
PartDisplayMode <> PartDisplayMode_String

PartDisplayMode_String specifies the part display mode, and must be one of the following strings:

  • 'Normal'
  • 'Alternate 1'
  • 'Alternate 2'
  • .
  • .
  • .
  • 'Alternate 255'

Example Usage

PartDisplayMode = 'Normal'
Returns all part objects whose Display Mode property is Normal.

PartDisplayMode <> 'Alternate 1'
Returns all objects except part objects whose Display Mode property is Alternate 1.

IsPart && PartDisplayMode <> 'Normal'
Returns all part objects except those whose Display Mode property is Normal.


  1. The single quote characters (') at the start and end of PartDisplayMode_String are mandatory.
  2. The Display Mode property is only defined for part objects.


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