Altium NEXUS Documentation

Nets with Only One Pin

Modified by Jason Howie on Sep 30, 2019
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Parent category: Violations Associated with Nets

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Summary

This violation occurs when a net in the design has been detected to contain only one component pin.

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:

Net <NetName> has only one pin (Pin <PinName>)

where:

  • NetName is the name of the parent net.
  • PinName is the component designator-pin designator identifier.

Recommendation for Resolution

By default, this message will not appear in the Messages panel. If you have enabled reporting for this violation type and want to resolve the issue, ensure that the offending net is wired to at least two component pins in the design.

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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