Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Design Optimization

ID 683641
Date 4/01/2024
Document Table of Contents

2.10. Optimizing the Design Netlist Revision History

The following revision history applies to this chapter:

Document Version Quartus® Prime Version Changes
2024.04.01 24.1
  • Applied initial Altera rebranding throughout.
  • Added device support note to View LUT Representations in the Technology Map Viewer topic.
2023.08.01 21.3
  • Replaced missing graphics in Navigating with the Bird's Eye View.
2021.10.04 21.3
  • Updated Netlist Viewer User Interface topic to add Fix Selection in Window, Unhighlight, and other new GUI controls.
  • Updated Netlist Viewers Find Pane topic for new Find Options and Find In controls.
  • Updated Schematic Symbols topic for wire indicator symbol.
  • Updated Show Connectivity Details figure for port or pin.
  • Updated Cross-Probing to the Netlist Viewers from Other Intel Quartus Prime Windows topic for Locate History panel.
2019.07.01 19.1 Added Maintaining Selection in the Resource Property Viewer topic explaining how the iterm-oterm dependency is maintained in the schematic view.
2018.09.24 18.1.0
  • Added link to Viewing a Timing Path.
  • Removed reference to unsupported CARRY buffer from "Schematic Symbols" topic.
2016.10.31 16.1.0
  • Implemented Intel rebranding.
2016.05.03 16.0.0 Removed Schematic Viewer topic.
2015.11.02 15.1.0

Added Schematic Viewer topic for viewing stage snapshots.

Added information for the following new features and feature updates:
  • Nets visible across hierarchies
  • Connection Details
  • Display Settings
  • Hand Tool
  • Area Selection Tool
  • New default behavior for Show/Hide Instance Pins (default is now off)
2014.06.30 14.0.0 Added Show Netlist on One Page and show/Hide Instance Pins commands.
November 2013 13.1.0

Removed HardCopy device information.

Reorganized and migrated to new template.

Added support for new Netlist viewer.

November 2012 12.1.0 Added sections to support Global Net Routing feature.
June 2012 12.0.0 Removed survey link.
November 2011 10.0.2 Template update.
December 2010 10.0.1 Changed to new document template.
July 2010 10.0.0
  • Updated screenshots
  • Updated chapter for the Quartus® Prime software version 10.0, including major user interface changes
November 2009 9.1.0
  • Updated devices
  • Minor text edits
March 2009 9.0.0
  • Chapter 13 was formerly Chapter 12 in version 8.1.0
  • Updated Figure 13–2, Figure 13–3, Figure 13–4, Figure 13–14, and Figure 13–30
  • Added “Enable or Disable the Auto Hierarchy List” on page 13–15
  • Updated “Find Command” on page 13–44
November 2008 8.1.0 Changed page size to 8.5” × 11”
May 2008 8.0.0
  • Added Arria GX support
  • Updated operator symbols
  • Updated information about the radial menu feature
  • Updated zooming feature
  • Updated information about probing from schematic to Signal Tap Analyzer
  • Updated constant signal information
  • Added .png and .gif to the list of supported image file formats
  • Updated several figures and tables
  • Added new sections “Enabling and Disabling the Radial Menu”, “Changing the Time Interval”, “Changing the Constant Signal Value Formatting”, “Logic Clouds in the RTL Viewer”, “Logic Clouds in the Technology Map Viewer”, “Manually Group and Ungroup Logic Clouds”, “Customizing the Shortcut Commands”
  • Renamed several sections
  • Removed section “Customizing the Radial Menu”
  • Moved section “Grouping Combinational Logic into Logic Clouds”
  • Updated document content based on the Quartus® Prime software version 8.0