3.1. Viewing Basic Project Information
Project Tasks Pane
The Tasks pane (View > Tasks) provides one-click launch of common project tasks, such as creating design files, specifying project settings, running compilation, debug and timing closure, and device programming.
The Project NavigatorThe Project Navigator (View > Project Navigator) displays information about the elements of your project, such as the design files, IP components, and your project hierarchy (after elaboration). You can right-click items in the Project Navigator to locate or perform actions on the elements of your project. The Project Navigator organizes information on the Files, Hierarchy, Design Units, and IP Components tabs.
|Project Navigator Tab||Description|
|Files||Lists all design files in the current project. Right-click design files in this tab to run these commands:
|Hierarchy||Provides a visual representation of the project hierarchy, specific resource usage information, and device and device family information. Right-click items in the hierarchy to Locate, Set as Top-Level Entity, or define Logic Lock regions or design partitions.|
|Design Units||Displays the design units in the project. Right-click a design unit to Locate in Design File.|
|IP Components||Displays the design files that make up the IP instantiated in the project, including Intel® FPGA IP, Platform Designer components, and third-party IP. Click Launch IP Upgrade Tool from this tab to upgrade outdated IP components. Right-click any IP component to Edit in Parameter Editor.|
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