Net Name

Parent page: PCB Dialogs


The Net Name dialog.

Summary

This dialog appears when you are performing an edit action on a specific net and you click in a location where there is no net object under the cursor. Use the dialog to enter the name of the net you want the edit to affect.

Access

The Net Name dialog can be accessed in the following ways:

  • From the ribbon, select Home | Routing | » Net. Click on an empty area in the workspace to open the dialog.
     
  • From the ribbon, select Home | Routing | » Show Net. Click on an empty area in the workspace to open the dialog.
     
  • From the ribbon, select Home | Routing | » Hide Net. Click on an empty area in the workspace to open the dialog.

Options/Controls

After entering the name of the net you want the edit to affect, click . The net edit will affect your selected net as soon as the dialog closes. To view a list of the nets loaded into the document, simply leave "?" as the net name and click . This will open the Nets Loaded dialog, from which you can select a net. Click to close the dialog without naming a net.

Notes

  • However you exit the Net Name dialog, you will remain in the net edit mode selected before it opened. Continue with your net edits or right-click to exit the net edit mode.
  • Exiting the Nets Loaded dialog will automatically close both the Nets Loaded and Net Name dialogs. However, your workspadce will remain in the net edit mode selected. Click in an open space again to reopen the Net Name dialog. Right-click to exit the net edit mode.
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