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AR# 42956

Project Navigator - Can multiple source files be set as "Include as Global File"?

Description

I have defined macros in several Verilog source files.

Can the source property "Include as Global File" be set on multiple files so that they can be compiled at the start?

Solution

Yes, this property can be set to include multiple files.

To Include Global Files in the Automatic Compile Order, follow the steps below:

  1. To allow the software to determine the hierarchy and compile order automatically, deselect Project > Manual Compile Order.
  2. In the Hierarchy pane of the Design panel, select a source file to include at the start of the compile order.
  3. Select Source > Source Properties.
  4. In the Design View Properties dialog box, enable "Include as a Global File" in the Compile List option.
  5. Click OK.

Note: You can repeat these steps to include multiple source files at the start of the compile order.
If you select multiple files, their relative compile order is based on the order they were added to the project.
For example, the file that was added to the project most recently is compiled first.
AR# 42956
Date Created 07/03/2011
Last Updated 03/05/2015
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite