The comment field is a child parameter object of a PCB object. It is used to add additional information to a placed object.
A Comment is configured in the Properties panel after the parent component part object is placed. It is not a design object that you can directly place.
The comment can be edited graphically using what is known as in-place editing. To edit a comment in place, click once to select, pause for a second then click a second time to enter edit mode.
When a non-inverted comment object is selected, the following editing handles are available:
The following methods of non-graphical editing are available:
Properties page: Comment Properties
This method of editing uses the associated Parameter dialog and Properties panel to modify the properties of a Comment object.
During placement, the Parameter mode of the Properties panel can be accessed by pressing the Tab key. Once the Comment is placed, all options appear.
After placement, the Parameter dialog can be accessed by:
After placement, the Parameter mode of the Properties panel can be accessed in one of the following ways:
A List panel allows you to display design objects from one or more documents in tabular format, enabling quick inspection and modification of object attributes. Used in conjunction with appropriate filtering - by using the PCB Filter panel or the Find Similar Objects dialog - it enables the display of just those objects falling under the scope of the active filter – allowing you to target and edit multiple design objects with greater accuracy and efficiency.