Properties Panel Routing

Zachariah Peterson
|  Created: July 18, 2022  |  Updated: July 21, 2022

Routing is one of the most time-consuming stages of PCB design. Altium Designer has a large set of tools that allow you to do it as accurately and quickly as possible. This document will help you to learn how to manage your routing effectively and use it to its fullest extent.

The basis of PCB topology development in Altium Designer. By offering powerful routing tools, the system provides comprehensive settings. All groups of settings are arranged in accordance with the logic of the tool, as well as have context-dependent representation.

Properties panel overview

The properties panel automatically changes when a user activates the Interactive Trace feature to display the appropriate settings. The panel consists of several sections:

“Net information” section

Single-track routing

In the Net Information section for single-track routing, the following parameters are displayed:

Diff pair routing

For Diff Pair routing in the Net Information section a user can see the following parameters:

“Properties” section

Single-track routing

Diff pair routing