Altium NEXUS Documentation

Configuring Schematic Off Sheet Connector Object Properties in Altium NEXUS

Created: December 14, 2018 | Updated: December 14, 2018
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Parent page: Off Sheet Connector

Schematic Editor object properties are definable options that specify the visual style, content and behavior of the placed object. The property settings for each type of object are defined in two different ways:

  • Pre-placement settings – most Off Sheet Connector object properties, or those that can logically be pre-defined, are available as editable default settings on the Schematic - Defaults page of the Preferences dialog (accessed from the  button at the top-right of the workspace). Select the object in the Primitive List to reveal its options on the right.
  • Post-placement settings – all Off Sheet Connector object properties are available for editing in the Properties panel when a placed Off Sheet Connector is selected in the workspace.

   The Offsheet Connector default settings in the Preferences dialog and the Off Sheet Connector mode of the Properties panel

In the below properties listing, options that are not available as default settings in the Preferences dialog are noted as "Properties panel only".

Location (Properties panel only)

  • (X/Y)
    • X (first field) - the current X (horizontal) coordinate of the reference point of the object, relative to the current workspace origin. Edit to change the X position of the object. The value can be entered in either metric or imperial; include the units when entering a value whose units are not the current default. 
    • Y (second field) - The current Y (vertical) coordinate of the reference point of the object, relative to the current origin. Edit to change the Y position of the object. The value can be entered in either metric or imperial; include the units when entering a value whose units are not the current default. 
  • Rotation - use the drop-down to select the rotation. Choices are: 0 Degrees90 Degrees180 Degrees, and 270 Degrees.

Properties

  • Net Name - enter the net name. 
  • Style - use the drop-down to select the default from the available choices: Left or Right. Click on the color box to access a drop-down from which you can select the default color.
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