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How to do a cut in the middle of the polygon on Altium Designer 19?

I'm wondering how to do a cut in the middle of the polygon using the Altium. It seems it has the tools just for making the cutouts and splitting the planes, but not making the cuttlines in the middle ...
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Unlock movement/edit of internal polygon layers in altium 19?

I changed an internal plane to a signal layer and now I want to be able to move objects in this layers like polygon, however I seem to be unable to do so. How can I unlock polygon move/edit in this ...
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How do I change and select which Polygon thermal relief Altium Designer 19 shall use?

How can I make a polygon in a Signal layer in Altium Desginer 19, to change its copper thermal relief? I've created a rule for it, or so I think. But I have not been able to find where I select ...
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Ground Plane on Top and Bottom layers in 4-layer PCBs

Is it a good idea to fill free space on Top and Bottom layers in a multilayer (4-layer or more) PCB? I usually use external layers for signal routing and internal layers for power supplies and ground....
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Hexagonal hatched polygons Altium

I'm recently trying to design a flex PCB. I haven't been able to find any specific tutorials on how to do this in Altium. But I did find Altium blogs detailing some of the best design practices for ...
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Using polygon pours for small signals in PCB design

I'm trying to improve my PCB routing skills. When I started out a few years back, I just layed out the components and ran tracks with a fixed width between them. I didn't even know about polygon pours....
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How do I remove unnecessary fills in an EAGLE polygon?

There are a lot of resistors and diodes on the board, where the polygon passes like this. How can I get rid of it?
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Altium 17 hatched polygon problem

I'm currently designing a PCB and I need to use hatched polygons in order to get my PCB produced (my manufacturer accepts only hatched polygons). The problem is the following: in only one of the ...
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Altium Polygon pour

I am designing a PCB in Altium. I finished my routing and proceeded to Polygon pour for Gnd plane. I was surprised to find the pour in between my 0805 caps pads as well. Although, I don't have a top ...
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EAGLE - how to make ground planes to connect to the smaller PADS

I cant fid how to configure the GND polygon to connect to smaller IC pads: EDIT Following the @Dave Tweed answer the result is exactly as I need:
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How To Hide The Outline of The Polygon in Altium

I have copied a polygon pour from one PCB to another, but I cannot seem to hide the outline on the new board. Anyone know how to do this? Comparison below: New Board: Previous:
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Change space between Routs and copper pours in Altium PCB designer

How Can I change the distance between Polygon pours and routs in Altium PCB designer? Update 1: Actually I'm newbie on Altium so posted the PCB with default clearance value (0.245 mm) and larger ...
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Altium. Can't apply a rule of plane connect to Polygon

Problem with Altium Designer! I'm trying to use Plane Connect to Polygon with four conductors, but in existing PCB it dosen't work. (in new projects it working) What could be wrong? My actions: 1) ...
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Altium: Remove Small Sliver Openings in Hatched Pour

One of Altium's polygon pour modes is a hatched version, which allows the user to specify an individual track width and a grid size and it automatically generates a pour in a cross-hatch pattern. It ...
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EAGLE restrict area isolation [duplicate]

Hi, in my circuit I made ground plane and inside of it I need clear area without copper for anthena. So I have created polygon in tRestrict layer and used Ratsnest for reconection. It worked, but not ...
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Altium Designer PCB project Ground fill polygon cant connect to one of same net component pad

I'm finishing one of my pcb layout, in this case is a multilayer one. the trouble is that design rule checker find me 5 unconnected GND pads but the trouble is that this pads are close to a copper ...
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Altium Designer: Polygon does not connect to the pads on the same Net

I'm trying to put a plane shield using polygon pour and I realized that some object is not connected to my polygon. In the picture below it is clearly seen that the GND through hole is not connected ...
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Altium designer polygons

I'm trying to make a small trimming in polygon pour in Altium Designer. I upload a photo. How can I cut these edges and make it more flat?