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  • Learning the PCB Design Software Shortcuts to Hack Your Design Growth

    Learning the PCB Design Software Shortcuts to Hack Your Design Growth

    If you’re wondering about the PCB design software shortcuts that are available for users of Altium, look no further for a few of the most useful and common ones.

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  • Working with Altium Designer’s Multilayered Via Routing Rules

    Working with Altium Designer’s Multilayered Via Routing Rules

    With multilayer boards, you can use Altium’s routing rules more effectively. Here’s a quick guide on how to route between layers by designating via rules.

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  • Using the New Select Filter When Selecting Objects in Altium Designer 18

    Using the New Select Filter When Selecting Objects in Altium Designer 18

    PCB design means selecting objects in your tools to edit, and Altium's advanced selection functionality makes selecting objects in Altium Designer 18 easy.

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  • Keep Your Altium PCB Layout in Line with Grids and Grid-Selection Shortcuts

    Keep Your Altium PCB Layout in Line with Grids and Grid-Selection Shortcuts

    Working with a grid system is an important part of PCB design. Here are some useful grid functions and shortcuts that can help you with Altium PCB layout.

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  • Generate Gerber Files in Altium Step-by-Step from Schematic to PCB

    Generate Gerber Files in Altium Step-by-Step from Schematic to PCB

    Learn step-by-step how to generate a gerber file in Altium from your schematic to creating a PCB and finally with the manufacturing output files.

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  • How to Create a Schematic in Altium Designer: The Journey of a Thousand PCBs

    How to Create a Schematic in Altium Designer: The Journey of a Thousand PCBs

    Don’t get overwhelmed by how to create a schematic in Altium Designer. Use the tools you need to succeed in that first step to moving into layout and design.

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  • How to Highlight Nets in Altium Designer to Simplify Schematic and PCB Designs

    How to Highlight Nets in Altium Designer to Simplify Schematic and PCB Designs

    To be confident in your design, you must know that your nets are routed properly. Highlighting your net removes all doubt about whether your net is connected properly.

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  • Add Any Component to Your Design With Unified Component Libraries

    Add Any Component to Your Design With Unified Component Libraries

    Stuck with in-house part libraries? Altium’s Unified Component Libraries make part possibilities endless and keeps you in your designs longer.

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  • Part Placement Shortcuts in Altium Designer

    Part Placement Shortcuts in Altium Designer

    Creating a good PCB placement takes time. Here are some useful functions and shortcuts to help you create the best possible part placement in Altium Designer.

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  • How to Use Altium Designer to Quickly Create a Component Footprint

    How to Use Altium Designer to Quickly Create a Component Footprint

    Creating new component footprints can be a pain; however, with the right software you can quickly and easily create custom footprints in no time.

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