Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Design Constraints

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Date 4/01/2024
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3.1.2. Integrating PCB Design Tools

You can integrate PCB design tools into your work flow to map pin assignments to symbols in your system circuit schematics and board layout.

The Quartus® Prime software integrates with board layout tools by allowing import and export of pin assignment information in Quartus® Prime Settings Files (.qsf) or Pin-Out Files (.pin).

Table 30.  Integrating PCB Design Tools

PCB Tool Integration

Supported PCB Tool

Define and validate I/O assignments in the Pin Planner, and then export the assignments to the PCB tool for validation

Cadence Allegro

Define I/O assignments in your PCB tool, and then import the assignments into the Pin Planner for validation

Cadence Allegro

Figure 57. PCB Tool Integration