Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition User Guide: PCB Design Tools

ID 683619
Date 9/24/2018
Document Table of Contents
Give Feedback Generating Schematic Symbols

To create a symbol based on a selected Intel FPGA device, follow these steps:
  1. Start the I/O Designer software.
  2. Click Symbol > Symbol Wizard.
  3. In the Symbol name field, type the symbol name. The DEVICE and PKG_TYPE fields display the device and package information.
    Note: If DEVICE and PKG_TYPE are blank or incorrect, close the Symbol wizard and specify the correct device information (File > Properties > FPGA Flow).
  4. Under Symbol type, click PCB. Under Use signals, click All, then click Next.
  5. Select fracturing options for your symbol. If you are using the Symbol wizard to edit a previously created fractured symbol, you must turn on Reuse existing fractures to preserve your current fractures. Select other options on this page as appropriate for your symbol. Click Next.
  6. Select additional fracturing options for your symbol. Click Next.
  7. Select the options for the appearance of the symbols. Click Next.
  8. Define the information you want to label for the entire symbol and for individual pins. Click Next.
  9. Add any additional signals and pins to the symbol. Click Finish.
    You can view your symbol and any fractures you created with the Symbol Editor. You can edit parts of the symbol, delete fractures, or rerun the Symbol wizard. When you modify pin assignments in I/O Designer database, I/O Designer symbols automatically reflect these changes. Modify assignments in the I/O Designer software by supplying and updated .fx from the Intel® Quartus® Prime software, or by back-annotating changes in your board layout tool.