AR# 4714


FPGA Express: Can I change the HDL text editor to an editor other than the default Synopsys editor?


Keywords: edit, editor, FPGA Express, text, color coding, HDE, HDL Editor

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
Is there any way to change the default HDL text editor which is used within
the stand-alone FPGA Express tool?


The text editor can be changed by following these steps:

1) Go to Synthesis -> Options in the menu bar

2) On the General tab, deselect the "Use FPGA Express internal source editor" box.

This will allow the default editor to be whichever editor is associated with .VHD or .V
files in the Windows Explorer. If you have Foundation installed, then this default editor
will be the Foundation HDL Editor. If you wish to change this to some other editor, you
must change the association from the Windows Explorer.
AR# 4714
Date 08/11/2003
Status Archive
Type General Article
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