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AR# 62572

2014.3 Vivado - ERROR: [Common 17-142] Invalid property name 'parent.project_​dir'.


The following Error occurs when I use set_property PARENT.PROJECT_DIR on current_project.


set_property PARENT.PROJECT_DIR <DIR path> [current_project]

ERROR: [Common 17-142] Invalid property name 'parent.project_dir'.

This command works in Vivado 2014.2 but fails in Vivado 2014.3.


To work around this, change the property name from "PARENT.PROJECT_DIR" to "PARENT.PROJECT_PATH" and it will work.

This change occurred in Vivado 2014.3.
To see all properties associated with the current project, use the below command:
report_property [current_project]
AR# 62572
Date Created 10/21/2014
Last Updated 12/12/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2014.3