KB: Default grid unit and Comment/Designator visibility in Schlib

Created: March 25, 2021 | Updated: August 21, 2023

How can I change the grid from mil to mm or set my designator to visible in a Schematic Library

Starting in Version: 18.0
Up to Version: Current

Solution Details

To change the document options while editing a symbol within a schematic library, go to Tools ► Document Options, which will open the Properties panel. The unit settings and the Comment/Designator visibility can then be changed under the 'General' section of the panel.

Here's a link to the relevant section of documentation on the Properties panel with more detailed information on the settings available in this panel:

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