Altium FAQ

FAQ and solutions to common issues in Altium

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Why is the 3D model not rendering after import in Altium?

An explanation why the 3D model does not render after importing it to Altium
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Updated over a week ago

Why do i get text files after dragging the .lia file into the Altium window?

Why do i get text files after dragging the .lia file into the Altium window?
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Updated over a week ago

How to import a 3D model into Altium?

A guide on how to import 3D STEP models into Altium
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Updated over a week ago

How to import multi-section symbols in Altium?

Guide on how to import multi-section symbols in Altium
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How to import .sch/.brd file into Altium?

Guide to help you import .sch/.brd file into KiCad
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Updated over a week ago

Why do slotted holes appear round on the PCB footprint I downloaded?

Why do slotted holes appear round on the PCB footprint I downloaded in Altium?
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Updated over a week ago

The footprint I'm using has board cutouts. Why? What layer are they on?

The footprint I'm using in Altium has board cutouts. Why? What layer are they on?
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Why can't I change the mechanical layers in the Current Layer Mapping window?

Why can't I change the mechanical layers in the Current Layer Mapping window in Altium?
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Updated over a week ago

What should I do if Layer 10, 20, or 21 is not present?

What should I do if Layer 10, 21, or 21 is not present in Altium?
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Updated over a week ago

I got a "Design file not recognized" error. How can I fix this?"

I got a "Design file not recognized" error. How can I fix this?" in Altium
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Updated over a week ago

Access violation error in Altium after import

This solves the access violation error after import in Altium
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