Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Design Constraints

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Date 4/03/2023

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Document Table of Contents Flow Controls

The Flow control panel provides immediate access to common Interface Planner commands from anywhere within Interface Planner. The Flow controls appear in order of a typical interface planning flow.
Table 6.  Flow Controls
Command Description
Open Project Allows you to select and open an Intel® Quartus® Prime project in Interface Planner. Use of Open Project command is only required when using Interface Planner in standalone mode.
Initialize Interface Planner Loads the synthesis netlist, starts the Fitter verification engine, and imports assignments from your Intel® Quartus® Prime project.
View Assignments Opens the Assignments tab, which allows you to review and reconcile any conflicting assignments that Interface Planner imports from your project. Enable or disable specific project assignments to resolve any conflicts.
Update Plan Applies the enabled project assignments to your interface plan. You cannot perform periphery planning on the Plan tab until you update the plan.
Plan Design Opens the Plan tab for placing logic in the interface plan.
Validate plan Verifies that all constraints in the interface plan are compatible with placement of all remaining unplaced design elements. You can then directly locate and resolve the source of any reported validation errors. You must successfully validate the plan before running Write Plan File.
Export Constraints Saves your interface plan as a Tcl script file for subsequent application in your project. This command is available only after successfully running Validate Plan.
View Reports Opens the Reports tab for filtering data and finding entities and locations.
View Summary Reports Opens the Interface Planner Summary report that summarizes the percentage of placed and unplaced periphery cells.