Sheet Names Clash

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Parent category: Violations Associated with Documents

Default report mode:


This violation occurs when the project contains more than one schematic document with the same name in different folders. 


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:

Project <ProjectName> contains several documents named <SchematicDocumentName>


  • ProjectName is the name of the project associated with the error.
  • SchematicDocumentName is the schematic document that has the same name as other schematic document(s) in the project.

Recommendation for Resolution

Save the offending schematic documents with a different name.


  • 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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