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AR# 60932

2013.4 Vivado - Internal Error issued when modifying the color value of Windows' background without opening a project

Description

This issue occurs when attempting to modify the color value of the Windows' background under "tools->options" without opening a project.

The steps taken are:

1. Open the Color window:

For example Tools>Options>Colors

2. Set Windows\Background to a non default value and click OK.

The following error message will be issued although the Windows\Background's color is modified correctly.

stack:
#-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Vivado v2013.4 (64-bit)
# SW Build 350397 on Mon Dec 2 19:14:29 MST 2013
# Current time: 12/3/13 4:58:05 PM
# Process ID: 4530
# Platform: Unix
#
# This report is an indication that an internal application error occurred.
# This information is useful for debugging. Please open a case with Xilinx
# Technical Support with this file and a testcase attached.
#-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
java.lang.NullPointerException
at ui.aQ.aGJ(SourceFile:1517)
at ui.g.E.aGJ(SourceFile:1303)
at ui.views.J.a.ae.gru(SourceFile:65)
at ui.b.s.P.dIq(SourceFile:540)
at ui.b.b.bg.dIl(SourceFile:144)
at ui.b.b.bg.b(SourceFile:27)
at ui.b.b.bn.actionPerformed(SourceFile:112)
at javax.swing.AbstractButton.fireActionPerformed(AbstractButton.java:2018)
at javax.swing.AbstractButton$Handler.actionPerformed(AbstractButton.java:2341)
at javax.swing.DefaultButtonModel.fireActionPerformed(DefaultButtonModel.java:402)
at javax.swing.DefaultButtonModel.setPressed(DefaultButtonModel.java:259)
at javax.swing.plaf.basic.BasicButtonListener.mouseReleased(BasicButtonListener.java:252)
at java.awt.Component.processMouseEvent(Component.java:6505)
at javax.swing.JComponent.processMouseEvent(JComponent.java:3320)
at java.awt.Component.processEvent(Component.java:6270)
at java.awt.Container.processEvent(Container.java:2229)
at java.awt.Component.dispatchEventImpl(Component.java:4861)
at java.awt.Container.dispatchEventImpl(Container.java:2287)
at java.awt.Component.dispatchEvent(Component.java:4687)
at java.awt.LightweightDispatcher.retargetMouseEvent(Container.java:4832)
at java.awt.LightweightDispatcher.processMouseEvent(Container.java:4492)
at java.awt.LightweightDispatcher.dispatchEvent(Container.java:4422)
at java.awt.Container.dispatchEventImpl(Container.java:2273)
at java.awt.Window.dispatchEventImpl(Window.java:2719)
at java.awt.Component.dispatchEvent(Component.java:4687)
at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEventImpl(EventQueue.java:735)
at java.awt.EventQueue.access$200(EventQueue.java:103)
at java.awt.EventQueue$3.run(EventQueue.java:694)
at java.awt.EventQueue$3.run(EventQueue.java:692)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.security.ProtectionDomain$1.doIntersectionPrivilege(ProtectionDomain.java:76)
at java.security.ProtectionDomain$1.doIntersectionPrivilege(ProtectionDomain.java:87)
at java.awt.EventQueue$4.run(EventQueue.java:708)
at java.awt.EventQueue$4.run(EventQueue.java:706)
at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
at java.security.ProtectionDomain$1.doIntersectionPrivilege(ProtectionDomain.java:76)
at java.awt.EventQueue.dispatchEvent(EventQueue.java:705)
at ui.frmwork.a.e.dispatchEvent(SourceFile:72)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpOneEventForFilters(EventDispatchThread.java:242)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForFilter(EventDispatchThread.java:161)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEventsForHierarchy(EventDispatchThread.java:150)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:146)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.pumpEvents(EventDispatchThread.java:138)
at java.awt.EventDispatchThread.run(EventDispatchThread.java:91)

Solution

This only happens in project-less flows. 

The workaround is to open a project.

If the color value of the Windows' background is modified after opening a project, no error will be issued.

The issue has been fixed in Vivado 2014.1.
AR# 60932
Date Created 06/03/2014
Last Updated 06/26/2014
Status Active
Type Known Issues
Tools
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2013.4