Adding a Copy of a Source File to a Project
Project Navigator allows you to copy a source file from a remote directory
to your project directory and then, add it to your project as follows.
To Add a Copy of a Source File to a Project
- Select Project > Add Copy of Source, or click the Add File Copy toolbar button .
- In the Add Copy of Source
dialog box, browse to the source file and select it.
- Click Open.
- In the Adding Source Files
dialog box, select the Design View in which you want the source
file to appear.
Note If you want to change the Design View association after the
source file has been added, select the source file in the Sources
pane, and then select Source > Source Properties.
- Click OK.
The copy of the source file is placed in the project directory
and is added to your project. The file appears as part of the design
hierarchy in the Sources pane of the Design panel
file also appears in the Files panel
, which provides a list view of all sources in
If the source file you added refers to files that
been added to the project, the file
names appear in the design hierarchy as undefined files
. You must add the
referenced files to the project for the ISE® software
to track changes to the files.
Note Some support files are automatically
copied to the project directory when you copy the source file. CORE Generator™ IP
and related files, including wrapper and symbol files, are automatically
copied to the ipcore_dir subdirectory in the
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