Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition User Guide: Getting Started

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Date 12/16/2019
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2.7.2. Importing a Version-Compatible Compilation Database

Follow these steps to import a project compilation database into a newer version of the Intel® Quartus® Prime software:
  1. Export a version-compatible compilation database for a complete design, as Exporting a Version-Compatible Compilation Database describes.
  2. In a newer version of the Intel® Quartus® Prime software, open the original project. Click Yes if prompted to open a project created with a different software version.
  3. If you have previously compiled the design you want to export, click Project > Clean Project to clean the old compilation database before import.
  4. Click Project > Import Database and select the exported database directory (by default, <project directory>/export_db/). Timing analysis mode is available to disable legality checks for certain configuration rule changes from prior versions of the Intel® Quartus® Prime software. Enable this option only if your design does not successfully import with the option disabled. After you import a design with Timing analysis mode, you cannot the project to generate programming files.
  5. Click OK.