Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Scripting

ID 683432
Date 10/04/2021

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Give Feedback bpps::place_cells (::quartus::bpps)

The following table displays information for the bpps::place_cells Tcl command:

Tcl Package and Version

Belongs to ::quartus::bpps

Syntax bpps::place_cells [-h | -help] [-long_help] [-cell_location <cell_location> ] [-cells <cells> ] [-dont_revert_on_fail] [-fixed_cells] [-placement <placement> ] [-unplaced_cells]
Arguments -h | -help Short help
-long_help Long help with examples and possible return values
-cell_location <cell_location> Cell location id pair to place cells into
-cells <cells> One or more cell ids
-dont_revert_on_fail Option to specify that the best partial placement should be saved on the undo stack upon a placement failure
-fixed_cells Place all unplaced cells
-placement <placement> Place cells according to a placement. A placement is a special object that comes from the bpps::get_placements Tcl command
-unplaced_cells Place all unplaced cells

In classic mode, performs a placement on the supplied cells In pin planner mode, auto assigns all the pins in the design if possible. Only -cell_ids <cell_id_list> and -cell_location <(cell_id, loc_id)> are actually used. If, exclusively, one of these are not specified, the command does NOTHING.

Example Usage
	project_open onewire_nf



	bpps::place_cells -unplaced_cells


Return Value Code Name Code String Return
TCL_OK 0 INFO: Operation successful
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: The supplied ID <string> is invalid.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: At least one ID must be supplied, but no IDs were supplied
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: <string> IDs expected, but <string> were supplied