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Altium Designer: polygon pour on signal layer

I'm designing a board around 2 Texas Instruments TPS65988. In the datasheet a layout example is shown where "fins" are placed around pads to provide further thermal dissipation. A pour to create this ...
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Is electrical designer same as electrical engineer? [closed]

A job I'm interested in has a title of "electrical designer". The qualifications are either a Bachelor of Engineering or Electronics Engineering Technology. Is this not an Engineering job? ...
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Altium Designer “NotFited” in BOM with DNP

I heve problem with Altium BOM document generation. I want have multi variants of one project with some DNP elements. It's no problem if I want remove elements from BOM, for this I can add variants ...
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Altium Designer: mixed mechanical layers on Top and Bottom Layer Pair

I have a multilayer board I'm working with. To ease placement and routing, I created some layer pairs and two Layer Set (TOPSet, BottomSet) and then I clicked on hide/show button to assign meaningful ...
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Altium Designer - connection of two nets and using vias

I design a simple PCI-E riser. I need a clue, I'm stuck on a relatively simple element. I would like to connect two power supply lines + 12V (pads B1 and B2) on the top layer and then go through the ...
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Altium designer direct connect on high power components

I'm designing a board which I'll solder it by hand. In order to do soldering much easier I believe that many components need to be connected through relief connect to their adjacent polygon pour. ...
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Altium designer, The designator does not update when using update from libraries

I am fairly new to this forum and to altium designer. I am having a problem updating a transistor designator from Q? to T?. When I use the update from library in the tools menu, all the parameters ...
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How to change size of several selected tracks in Altium Designer

Just that. I know how to change ALL tracks to the same size, but cannot find a way to select several ones and change the size of them. thanks!
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Altium changes keyboard layout

I am using Altium Designer 16.1 on Windows 10. It seems that sometimes when I open a dialog or a menu, my keyboard layout is changed. This is really annoying since it changes from QWERTY to QWERTZ, ...
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Tips for designing 4 pad feedthrough capacitor in Altium Designer

I'm doing a PCB design in Altium Designer where I would like to include a feedthrough capacitor from Murata (MPN: NFM18CC101R1C3D). This is a special type of capacitor with 4 physical terminals where ...
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Altium designer component links

I drew a simple design with few capacitors just to learn how component links work in altium desginer. (Image 2, pic a) I checked manualy one by one all capacitors and I saw that UIDs are matched with ...
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Altium Designer Rules problem

I've got few PCB Rules on my project about trace's width restriction and the problem I face is, when I perform "Import changes" from my design, the rules are always appeared on Engineering Change ...