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AR# 14464

4.2i FPGA Editor - "ERROR:FPGAEditor:509 - File "D:\temp\F.pga\PL4_Top_par" of -bd option has incorrect extension..."


Keywords: FPGA Editor, 509, -bd

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
When I open design files (.ncd and .pcf) in 4.2 FPGA Editor, the following error is reported:

"ERROR:FPGAEditor:509 - File "D:\temp\F.pga\PL4_Top_par" of -bd option has incorrect extension. A Block RAM data file must have either ".mem" or ".elf" extension."



FPGA Editor reports this error if the directory name contains a "." (period).

To avoid the error, change the directory name so that there is no period in the path to the .ncd file.


This will be fixed in version 5.1i of the software (scheduled to be released in mid-2002).
AR# 14464
Date 10/08/2003
Status Archive
Type General Article
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