DSP Builder for Intel® FPGAs (Advanced Blockset): Handbook

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Date 12/12/2022

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9.2.2. Setting Up Simulink Signal Display Option

Display various port and signal properties to aid debugging and visualization.


  1. In Simulink, click Format > Port/Signal Displays.
  2. Click Sample Time Colors to change the color of blocks and wires in particular clock domain—useful when creating multirate designs.
  3. Click Port Data Type option to display the data type of the blocks. You can only connect ports of same data type.
  4. Click Signal Dimensions to display the dimensions of particular signal wire.
  5. Make show data types and wide non-scalar lines the default for new models:
    1. Click File > Preferences.
    1. Select Display Defaults for New Models
    2. Turn on Wide nonscalar lines and Show port data types.