Altium Designer Documentation


Created: September 2, 2015 | Updated: August 11, 2021

Parent page: PCB Query Functions - Fields


Returns all component objects having a Component Type property that complies with the Query.


ComponentType = ComponentType_String

ComponentType <> ComponentType_String

ComponentType_String must be one of the strings from the following list:

  • 'Graphical'
  • 'Jumper'
  • 'Mechanical'
  • 'Net Tie'
  • 'Net Tie (In BOM)'
  • 'Standard'
  • 'Standard (No BOM)'

Example Usage

ComponentType = 'Graphical'
Returns all components whose Component Type is Graphical.

ComponentType <> 'Standard'
Returns all objects except components whose Component Type is Standard.


  1. The Component Type property is only defined for component objects.
  2. The child objects of components returned by the Query are not returned.
  3. The single quote characters (') at the start and end of ComponentType_String are mandatory.


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