Altium NEXUS Documentation

WorkspaceManager_Err-ObjectNotCompletelyWithinSheetBoundariesObject Not Completely within Sheet Boundaries_AD

Created: August 3, 2021 | Updated: August 3, 2021
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Parent category: Violations Associated with Others

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Summary

This violation occurs when a design object resides beyond the extents of the schematic sheet.

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:

Off sheet <ObjectIdentifier> at <Location>

where:

  • ObjectIdentifier identifies the specific object that currently does not reside completely within the boundary defined by the sheet. The identifier is composed of the object's type and its name/designator (e.g., Port <PortName>).
  • Location is the X,Y coordinates for the object's electrical hotspot.

Recommendation for Resolution

When placing or pasting objects onto a sheet, you are prevented from placing/pasting beyond the extents of the sheet's border. This issue typically arises when the size and orientation of the sheet is changed after object placement. Consider the following to resolve the problem:

  • Change the sheet orientation.
  • Choose a larger sheet size.
  • Move the offending objects back within the sheet boundary.

The first two options are carried out from the Page Options section on the General tab of the Properties panel (accessed when no objects are currently selected in the design workspace). Changing sheet size is the simplest way to resolve the issue. Moving objects manually may require layout changes to the circuit to provide enough space to accommodate the offending objects.

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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