Altium NEXUS Documentation

Net Parameters with no Value

Modified by Susan Riege on Feb 28, 2019
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Parent category: Violations Associated with Nets

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Summary

This violation occurs when a parameter set object is attached to a net object (wire or bus) and at least one of the defined classes in the set has no value assigned to it.

Notification

If compiler errors and warnings are enabled for display on the schematic (enabled on the Schematic - Compiler page of the Preferences dialog), an offending object will display a colored squiggle beneath it. Hovering over the object will display a pop-up hint that summarizes the violation. A notification is also displayed in the Messages panel in the following format:

Invalid net-parameter value at <Location>

where:

  • Location is the X,Y coordinates for the hotspot of the parameter set object associated to the net.

Recommendation for Resolution

Select the offending parameter set object in the workspace to access its properties in the Properties panel. Ensure that all parameters defined in the Classes section of the panel have a value assigned to them. If the offending class parameter is not required, remove it from the set.

If the class parameter is visible in the workspace, you can enter a value for it directly (click once to select, then click again to enter in-place editing), or select it and access the Properties panel. Then enter a value for it using the Value field in the Properties section of the panel.

Tip

  • Object hints will only appear provided the Enable Connectivity Insight option is enabled on the System - Design Insight page of the Preferences dialog. Use the controls associated with the Object Hints entry in the Connectivity Insight Options region of the page to determine the launch style for such hints (Mouse Hover and/or Alt+Double Click). 

 

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