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AR# 12376

4.1i Project Navigator - "Error: syntax error at or near token 34..." occurs when I synthesize a schematic source file that begins with a numeric character


Keywords: exit code: 0001, WebPACK, ISE, schematic, IDENTIFIER, Express, Verilog, EXEWRAP

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
When I synthesize an ECS schematic file that begins with a numeric character, Synthesis reports an error. For example, if I use the Express-Verilog flow to synthesize a schematic named "34test.sch" in Project Navigator, an error similar to the following is given:

Error: syntax error at or near token '34' (File: F:/test/34test.vf Line: 6) (VE-0)
Syntax Errors
Done: failed with exit code: 0001.

NOTE: The error message will be different, depending upon the synthesis flow used. For more information, please see (Xilinx Answer 12368), (Xilinx Answer 12374), and (Xilinx Answer 12375).


Project Navigator does not recognize source files with leading numeric characters. To avoid this error, please change the file name so that it begins with an alphabetical character (i.e., "test_34.sch"), and re-synthesize.
AR# 12376
Date Created 08/20/2001
Last Updated 08/11/2003
Status Archive
Type General Article