Altium NEXUS Documentation

Choose Project

Created: April 10, 2019 | Updated: April 17, 2019

The Choose Project dialog

Summary

The Choose Project dialog provides a single location to search, browse and open Multi-board projects.

Access

The dialog is accessed from a Multi-board schematic document by clicking () in the Source field in the Source region of the Properties panel in Module mode.

Options/Controls

  • Search - use to filter the project list by entering alpha/numeric characters. 
  • Project Information - when  is clicked, the right-hand side of the dialog displays additional details about the selected project. Click again to return to the normal dialog view.
  • LOCATIONS - choose the location of the project you want to open. The list to the right will display projects within the chosen location. Choices include:
    • Recent – lists recently opened projects from local or server sources. The icon for server-based projects is shaded red when its source server is not connected/available ().
    • [Server] 
      • When signed in to a server: lists managed projects available in a connected server. When viewing managed projects, the default view shows all projects available within the server’s top level project folder and its subfolders. To view and navigate through the project folder hierarchy, select the folder view button () to access project folders and the breadcrumb path in the dialog’s Search bar.
      • When not signed into a server: the right-hand side of the dialog displays text highlighting servers, which leads you to connection options. Click the tile for the desired server if you wish to sign in. You will be prompted to sign into the chosen server if required.
    • Local Projects – lists projects stored in the current default location as specified in the System – Default Locations page of the Preferences dialog.
  • Name - the name of the project; the location path of the project appears below the name. 
  • Last Modified - the date and time the project was last modified. The date and time display in accordance with your personal computer's settings. To configure each project's modification dates and times in a specific format, you can do so in your computer's system Region settings. 
The Name and Last Modified columns can be sorted in ascending or descending order by clicking (and toggling) the header for each column. 
  • Browse - click to browse to and open a project through the standard Windows Open dialog.
  • Open - click to open the selected project and the Messages panel. The selected project will be reflected in the Source and Assembly/Board fields.
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