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Xilinx Solution Center for Vivado Synthesis

This Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Vivado Synthesis. Whether you are starting a new design with Vivado Synthesis or troubleshooting a problem, use the Vivado Synthesis Solution Center to guide you to the right information.

Design Assistant

Xilinx Solution Center for Vivado Synthesis - Design Assistant

The Design Assistant walks you through the recommended design flow for Vivado Synthesis while debugging commonly encountered issues. The Design Assistant not only provides useful design and troubleshoot information, but also points you to the exact documentation you need to read to help you design efficiently with Vivado Synthesis.

Note: This answer record is part of Xilinx Vivado Synthesis Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 55265). The Xilinx Vivado Synthesis Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Vivado Synthesis. Whether you are starting a new design with Vivado Synthesis or troubleshooting a problem, use the Solution Center to guide you to the right information.


The Design Assistant for Vivado Synthesis has the following major categories:

For help with Vivado Synthesis SystemVerilog support, see (Xilinx Answer 51360).

This section describes Vivado Synthesis supported systemverilog constructs and provides coding examples for them, which can be used as a reference by the user in their designs.

For help with Vivado Synthesis supported HDL Synthesis attributes, see (Xilinx Answer 55160).

This section describes Vivado Synthesis supported HDL synthesis attributes and provides coding examples for them, which can be used as a reference by the user.in their designs.

For help with Vivado Synthesis switch options used by synth_design TCL, see (Xilinx Answer 55182).

This section describes synth_design TCL command and its associated switch options supported by Vivado Synthesis.

For help with Vivado Synthesis equivalent RTL/GUI/TCL options for XST, see (Xilinx Answer 55185).

This section provides information on Vivado Synthesis's switch options (RTL, GUI, TCL) equivalent to XST. The section provides a tabular column comparing XST and Vivado Synthesis switch options which can be used as a reference by the user when transitioning from XST to Vivado Synthesis.

For help with Vivado Synthesis XDC synthesis attributes & timing constraints Support, see (Xilinx Answer 55260).

This section describes Vivado Synthesis supported XDC synthesis attributes, timing constraints and provides coding examples for them, which can be used as a reference by the user in their designs.


Documentation

Xilinx Solution Center for Vivado Synthesis - Documentation

Please refer to the following documentation when using Vivado Synthesis.

Note: This answer record is part of the Xilinx Vivado Synthesis Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 55265) and is available to address all questions related to Vivado Synthesis. Whether you are starting a new design with Vivado Synthesis or troubleshooting a problem, use the Vivado Synthesis Solution Center to guide you to the right information.


User Guides

2013.2 Vivado Synthesis User Guide (UG901):
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx2013_2/ug901-vivado-synthesis.pdf

2013.1 Vivado Synthesis User Guide (UG901):
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx2013_1/ug901-vivado-synthesis.pdf


Top Issues

Xilinx Solution Center for Vivado Synthesis - Top Issues

The following articles covers current known issues as well as commonly asked questions related to Vivado Synthesis.

Note: This Article is part of the Xilinx Vivado Synthesis Solution Center (Xilinx Answer 55265). Xilinx Vivado Synthesis Solution Center is available to address all questions related to Vivado Synthesis. Whether you are starting a new design with Vivado Synthesis or troubleshooting a problem, use the Vivado Synthesis Solution Center to guide you to the right information.
Known Issues
(Xilinx Answer 55334) 2013.x Vivado Synthesis - Known Issues