|The Component report is a Developer Tool that contains all information about the components on a PCB layout to enhance your PCB Development.|
The Component Report in PCB-Investigator is a useful tool to get a summary of all components used in the PCB. This can be very helpful to make sure that all required components are present on the board and to make sure that they are placed and wired correctly.
1. The path of the currently loaded job is displayed here
2. The window is for customizing temporary field contents of the layout.
All items of the layout type "Custom" are listed here. The changes are
3. With this button you can choose your printer
4. With this button you can see the print preview
5. At "Layout Options" you can set the options for creating the layout.
More about this in the following paragraph.
6. The Last Button is for printing your Component Report
1. Tablepartitioning sets which attributes/properties of the CMP should be listed and which attribute/property should be used for coloring (Component with same attribute value get same color)
2. Layout of the side is used to create your own page layout and can be extended as you wish.Pagetype: Image or Table
Custom Value: Will only be filled if the item was set to Custom before. Values filled here will be saved in the layout.Alignment: Used to determine where on the page this element should be placed. Same alignments lead to the fact that these are arranged afterwards under each other.
3. Layer options gives you the possibility to display different layers during printing
4. Page Layout gives you the options in which paper format to print. In addition, you can select how many lines of the table should be displayed on one page (0 means that the table will have its own page). Furthermore you can sort the table by attributes and choose between predefined page layouts like:
all three layouttypes are shown in the print preview at the end of this page.
5. Set Default Sets all values to the default value.
6. Page Order Important only for Rows per page = 0 (table on extra page)