Altium NEXUS Documentation

Expression Manager (SCH)

Modified by Susan Riege on Oct 11, 2017


The Expression Manager dialog

SUMMARY

The Expression Manager dialog provides controls related to filtering history and favorites. Use the dialog to view expression history as well as add or remove favorite expressions for easier filtering operation.

ACCESS

The dialog is accessed by clicking the Favorites or History button in the SCH Filter panel or SCHLIB Filter panel.

OPTIONS/CONTROLS

Favorites Tab


The Favorites tab of the Expression Manager dialog

  • Favorites List - a list of user selected Favorite query expressions. A query expression can be added from the History list (click on the History tab of this dialog). Choose a query favorite and then click the Apply Expression button to invoke the query library search.
  • Remove - click to remove a highlighted query expression from the Favorites list.
  • Rename - click to rename a favorite query expression.
  • Edit - click to open the Edit Favorite dialog which allows you to make changes to a favorite query.

History Tab


The History tab of the Expression Manager dialog

  • Grid History - every time a query expression is entered, it is stored in the History lists. Easily reuse queries by adding them to the Favorites list.
  • Add To Favorites - click to add the selected expression to Favorites list.
  • Clear History - click to clear the query entries history.
  • Apply Expression - click to run the query. For more information on using queries, see the Schematic Query Functions page.
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