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AR# 17284

8.1i ISE - How can I select between multiple installed versions of Exemplar Leonardo Spectrum for integration with Project Navigator?

Description

Keywords: ISE, Project, Navigator, multiple, previous, version, Leonardo, Spectrum, Exemplar

I am using a machine that has more than one version of Leonardo Spectrum installed. How can I select which version of Exemplar Leonardo Spectrum to run from Project Navigator?

Solution

Mentor Graphics provides an executable named findmgsg.exe that Project Navigator uses to determine the appropriate version of Leonardo Spectrum. Findmgsg.exe finds the current version of the Leonardo tools, using the EXEMPLAR environment variable (as well as registry entries) and decides which one is most current.

However, if you want to override the current version and use an old version, you can set the environment variable MGS_LOC_OVERRIDE (not "OVERWRITE") as follows:

MGS_LOC_OVERRIDE=C:\Exemplar\LeoSpec\LS2003a_RC_10\bin\win32\leonardo.exe
AR# 17284
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 03/25/2008
Status Archive
Type General Article