Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Design Constraints

ID 683143
Date 4/01/2024
Document Table of Contents

1.1.3. Probing Between Components of the Quartus® Prime GUI

The Quartus® Prime software allows you to locate nodes and instances within the compilation database from any of the following:
  • Project Navigator
  • Assignment Editor
  • Chip Planner
  • Timing Analyzer
  • Resource Property Viewer
  • RTL Viewer
  • Technology Map Viewer
  • Fast Forward Viewer
  • Design Partition Planner
  • Pin Planner
  • HDL design files

To locate nodes or instances, follow these steps:

  1. Right-click the resource you want to display.
  2. Click Locate Node, and then click any of the available menu options.

The corresponding window opens—or appears in the foreground if it is already open—and shows the element you clicked.

Locate a Resource Selected in the Project Navigator

In the Entity list of the Hierarchy tab, right-click any object, and click Locate > Locate in Chip Planner.

The Chip Planner opens and displays the instance you selected.