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AR# 41264

Project Navigator - Simulating with Manual Compile Order results in "ERROR: The Top module has not been specified."

Description

After selecting Manual Compile Order, I run Behavioral Simulation and get the following error.

"ERROR: The Top module has not been specified. This can happen if no sources have been added to the project, or if you are using Manual Compile Order mode and have not entered the name of the top module in the Top Module field."

The "Specify Top Level Instance Names" property is correctly set in the Simulation Properties.

Is this the setting the error message is referring to?

Solution

When Manual Compile Order is selected, a new field named "Top Module" appears above the Design Hierarchy view. This field must be populated with the top module in order to run Behavioral Simulation.
AR# 41264
Date Created 03/16/2011
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite - 13.1
  • ISE Design Suite - 12.1