Altium NEXUS Documentation

Custom Filter

Created: November 5, 2018 | Updated: February 2, 2019

The Custom Filter dialog
The Custom Filter dialog

Summary

The Custom FIlter dialog is used to specify which rows of data to show based on the filtering criteria defined for that column.

Access

The Custom Filter dialog is accessed from the Pick and Place Setup dialog. The Pick and Place Setup dialog is accessed in one of the following ways:

  • Click File » Assembly Outputs » Generates pick and place files from a PCB.
  • Double-click Generates pick and place files under Assembly Outputs in the Outputs region of an OutJob (*.OutJob). 

From the Pick and Place Setup dialog, click the filter icon ( ) in a column header then click the (Custom…) entry.

Options/Controls

  • First drop-down - use to select the desired filter. Enter a value in the textbox (e.g., to show only 16MHz items, enter 16MHz) or use the drop-down to select the type of filter data.
  • AND/OR - select the filtering condition desired. 
  • Second drop-down - use to select the desired second filter if desired. Enter a value in the textbox (e.g., to show only 16MHz items, enter 16MHz) or use the drop-down to select the type of filter data.

Tips

  • Once applied, the filter icon turns blue to indicate custom filtering is in force for that column. 
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