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AD text string

changc365 , 01-10-2022, 07:58 PM
How to make a string that changes with variant?,e.g. in varintA the the string shows NF,in variantB the string shows 10kΩ and in default view,the the string shows nothing.Could I make a formula about it?
WhoKnewKnows , 01-10-2022, 08:25 PM
In what context will the string be used/appear, schematic, BOM, PCB layer?
changc365, 01-11-2022, 12:31 AM
In shematic.
qdrives , 01-10-2022, 08:40 PM
With the special strings it should work that way (although I do not know for not fitted components).
How to do special strings... well, I think the @WhoKnewKnows already alluded to that.
Often starting with "=" or "." followed by the parameter name you want to show.
But do know, that generally that data is already shown...
WhoKnewKnows , 01-11-2022, 08:48 AM
Is "NF" supposed to mean Not Fitted?

Altium has a variety of ways to indicate that a component is not fitted on the schematic when a variant is selected and the schematic is exported to PDF or printed. I think default is a big red X covering the body of the schematic symbol when it's not included (not fitted). However, there's a variety of ways this can be indicated. Perhaps you can settle for one of these?
qdrives , 01-13-2022, 09:16 AM
As @WhoKnewKnows mentions: ​with Project -> Variant -> Drawing style you can set how to draw it.
Below screenshot is the default setting. I personally want a red cross with the PCB drawing too.

robertferanec , 01-14-2022, 07:07 AM
The value can change based on variant, but I am not sure if there is an option to change text based on a condition.
WhoKnewKnows , 01-14-2022, 07:24 AM
@changc365 Would you like to provide more info about what you want? What are you trying to accomplish? Could you provide more background info?
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