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  • Making a multi sheet component: documentation?

    Hi,

    I have used other schematic capture programs for years, such as Orcad/Cadence, Mentor, but I am new to Altium, so I beg your patience.

    The IMX Rex schematic, which is the basis for the Advanced Layout tutorial, has a very large component, the CPU, "spread out" over several sheets. I am looking for the documentation describing how to divide a component into multiple sheets and then use those sheets in the larger schematic, as was done in the example provided by Fedevel.

    Yes, I have found several document cases where there is a multi body component created where the parts each have the same graphics and pin structure, as in a quad AND gate. But when there are parts that have different graphics and different numbers of pins the "add part" section of the "tools" menu is not adequate.

    Thank You
    Tom
    Last edited by miner_tom; 10-15-2016, 01:29 PM.

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    Tools -> New Part should be what you are looking for:

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