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my question is simple: can I in Altium PCB Designer hide the connections for only a particular component?

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I tried whit "View->Connections->Hide Component Nets" but this hides all the connections for every component on the board. I want hide only the connections from the header component to the others and not the connection from the IC, for example, and the other component on the top of the board.

Is it possible?

To explain better, this is my actual situation:

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If I make "View->Connections->Hide Component Nets" or "N->H->O" all connection disapear (even for the IC on the top):

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But I want this final situation (I photoshopped the image!):

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Then you mean you want hide partial nets on one component? \$\endgroup\$ – diverger May 25 '17 at 10:22
  • \$\begingroup\$ Just press N->H->O, then press the header, then the nets from/to header are hidden. \$\endgroup\$ – diverger May 25 '17 at 10:26
  • \$\begingroup\$ I suppose this is what you need: electronics.stackexchange.com/a/239542/56348 \$\endgroup\$ – Bence Kaulics May 25 '17 at 11:24
  • \$\begingroup\$ @diverger the effect is the same to "View->Connections->Hide Component Nets". I edited the post with other images to explain better. \$\endgroup\$ – thoraz May 25 '17 at 13:38
  • \$\begingroup\$ @BenceKaulics No, the command hide the whole net. I want hide only the connection from header to IC and no from IC to other components. I edited the post with other images to explain better. \$\endgroup\$ – thoraz May 25 '17 at 13:40
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Ok, I searched on the web a solution to the problem and I found that in Altium there isn't a feature wich hide the connections for only one component. However I found (in the Altium forum) two escamotage to obtain it:

  1. The easiest way to hide net connections to a single footprint would be to temporarily remove those pins from the net. Just be sure to "update from schematic" at some later point in the project.

    It seems the faster way to hide temporally the connection for the component. enter image description here

  2. You can get the result using the From-To feature, but it would take some time to setup. Try this page for more information.

These solutions seem to be the better ways but any other suggestion are welcome.

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