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AR# 3102

M1.x: EPIC - How do I use EPIC commands to globally lock components.

Description

Keywords: EPIC, global, globally, lock, components

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
Is it possible to quickly lock large groups of components using EPIC commands?

Solution

Yes, using the following steps:

1. Load design into EPIC.
2. Type "a" to open EPIC command line window.
3. Run command: "select comp *PULLUP*" (selects all matching components).
4. Run Command: "setattr locate lock:hard:1 block off" (locates selected components).
5. Save your design to write the locate constraints to the .pcf file.
AR# 3102
Date Created 08/31/2007
Last Updated 07/09/2001
Status Archive
Type General Article