Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Scripting

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Date 12/13/2021
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3.1.29.12. get_cell_info (::quartus::sta)

The following table displays information for the get_cell_info Tcl command:

Tcl Package and Version

Belongs to ::quartus::sta

Syntax get_cell_info [-h | -help] [-long_help] [-buried_nodes] [-buried_regs] [-in_pin_names] [-in_pins] [-location] [-name] [-out_pin_names] [-out_pins] [-pin_names] [-pins] [-type] [-wysiwyg_type] <cell_object>
Arguments -h | -help Short help
-long_help Long help with examples and possible return values
-buried_nodes Return a collection of buried node IDs
-buried_regs Return a collection of buried register IDs
-in_pin_names Return a list of input pin names
-in_pins Return a collection of input pin IDs
-location Return the atom location in device
-name Return the cell name
-out_pin_names Return a list of output pin names
-out_pins Return a collection of output pin IDs
-pin_names Return a list of input and output pin names
-pins Return a collection of input and output pin IDs
-type Return the cell type
-wysiwyg_type Return the WYSIWYG type of the cell
<cell_object> Cell object
Description
Gets information about the specified cell (referenced by cell ID).
You can obtain cell using the get_cells Tcl command.

The "-type" option returns "cell".

Options "-name", "-type", "-pin_name", "-in_pin_names",
"-out_pin_names", "-pins", "-clock_pins", "-in_pins", "-out_pins",
"-buried_nodes", "-buried_regs", "-location", and "-wysiwyg_type" are
mutually exclusive.
Example Usage
project_open chiptrip
create_timing_netlist
set cells [get_cells]
foreach_in_collection cell $cells {
	puts "[get_cell_info $cell -name]: [get_cell_info $cell -type]"
}
delete_timing_netlist
project_close
Return Value Code Name Code String Return
TCL_OK 0 INFO: Operation successful
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Options are mutually exclusive: <string>. Specify only one of the these options.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Object with ID <string> is not an object of type <string>. Specify the ID of an object with the correct type.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Cannot find object of ID <string>. Specify an existing object ID.
TCL_ERROR 1 ERROR: Unsupported object type: <string>. Specify a supported object type.

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