Report Manager

This documentation page references Altium NEXUS/NEXUS Client (part of the deployed NEXUS solution), which has been discontinued. All your PCB design, data management and collaboration needs can now be delivered by Altium Designer and a connected Altium 365 Workspace. Check out the FAQs page for more information.

The three variations of the Report Manager dialogThe three variations of the Report Manager dialog

Summary

The Report Manager dialog enables you to configure a Bill of Materials, BOM Compare, or a Component Cross Reference report. You can configure the information for the report and export it in various formats.

To learn more about preparing the BOM in the Report Manager, refer to BOM Configuration in the Report Manager.

Access

The dialog is accessed in the following ways:

  • For a Bill of Materials report:
    • Select Reports » Bill of Materials from a schematic document.
    • Select Reports » Project Reports » Bill of Materials from a PCB document.
    • Select Reports » Bill of Materials from an ActiveBOM document (BomDoc).
    • Double-click on a Bill of Materials that has been added to an OutJob.
    • The dialog is also accessed from the Default Prints tab of the Project Options dialog (Project » Project Options). In the Report Outputs region, click Bill of Materials then click the Configure button. 
  • For a BOM Compare report:
    • Select Reports » BOM Compare from a managed schematic document.
    • Select Reports » Project Reports » BOM Compare from a managed PCB document.
    • From a managed outjob, right-click on [Add New Report Output] under the Report Outputs entry then choose BOM Compare. Select the desired output container then generate the report.
The BOM Compare report is only available for a managed project that includes a BomDoc.
  • For a Component Cross Reference report:
    • Select Reports » Component Cross Reference from a schematic document.
    • Double-click on a Component Cross Reference Report that has been added to an OutJob.
The options of each variation of the Reports Manager dialog are provided below.