Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Scripting

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Date 12/13/2021
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3.1.24.20. get_global_assignment (::quartus::project)

The following table displays information for the get_global_assignment Tcl command:

Tcl Package and Version

Belongs to ::quartus::project

Syntax get_global_assignment [-h | -help] [-long_help] [-entity <entity_name> ] [-fall] [-front] -name <name> [-rise] [-section_id <section id> ] [-tag <data> ]
Arguments -h | -help Short help
-long_help Long help with examples and possible return values
-entity <entity_name> Entity to which assignment belongs
-fall Option applies to falling edge
-front Option to return the first assignment if there is more than one assignment found
-name <name> Assignment name
-rise Option applies to rising edge
-section_id <section id> Section id
-tag <data> Option to tag data to this assignment
Description

Returns the value of the global assignment. The "-name" option is not case sensitive. For entity-specific assignments, use the "-entity" option to retrieve the assignment from the specified entity. If the "-entity" option is not specified, the value for the FOCUS_ENTITY_NAME assignment is used. If the FOCUS_ENTITY_NAME value is not found, the revision name is used.

Example Usage
## Get the value of the FAMILY assignment
get_global_assignment -name FAMILY
Return Value Code Name Code String Return
TCL_OK 0 INFO: Operation successful
TCL_OK 0 INFO: Assigment <string> is not supported in this edition of the Quartus Prime software.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Assignment is not a global assignment: <string> -- it is an instance assignment. Specify a global assignment name or use the instance assignment commands.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Can't find file(s) associated with assignment. Specify a different assignment name.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Can't find section information for assignment. Specify a different assignment name.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Can't find active revision name. Make sure there is an open, active revision name.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Entity does not exist or uses illegal name characters: <string>. Specify a legal entity name.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Value <string> for the -<string> option is illegal. Specify a legal value.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Option -<string> for <string> assignment is illegal. Specify a legal option or remove the option.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Options cannot be specified together: -<string>, -<string> and -<string>. Specify only one or two of the three options.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Missing destination for assignment. Specify the destination for the assignment.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: You must open a project before you can use this command.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Ignored assignment: <string>. The assignment is no longer supported.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Found two options: -<string> and -<string>. Choose one of the options.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Illegal assignment name: <