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AR# 60243

2014.1 Vivado - The Associate Elf File Dialog doesn't have a way to deselect all files


In Vivado Design Suite if I right click in the Sources view and click on Associate ELF Files, there is a text message that says to "Deselect all ELF files to disassociate". 

However, there does not seem to be a way to do so.

How can I deselect all of the ELF files?

Is this possible?


It should not be possible to deselect all ELF files for a given Microblaze instance. 

There should always be an ELF file provided for every processor instance.  

If there are no user ELF files, then the default bootloop should be used.

A user will have to remove the file from the project manually or use TCL commands to remove the association:

set_property SCOPED_TO_CELLS {} [get_files -all -of_objects [get_fileset sources_1] {<fileName>.elf}] 
set_property SCOPED_TO_REF "" [get_files -all -of_objects [get_fileset sources_1] {<fileName.elf}]

In Vivado 2014.2 the text in the GUI dialog that mentions deselecting all ELF files will be removed or changed to be more precise.

AR# 60243
Date 05/19/2014
Status Active
Type Known Issues
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.4
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2014.1