Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Design Optimization

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Date 4/01/2024
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5.7. Scripting Support

You can run procedures and make settings described in this manual in a Tcl script. You can also run procedures at a command prompt. For detailed information about scripting command options, refer to the Quartus® Prime command-line and Tcl API Help browser. To run the Help browser, type the following command at the command prompt:
quartus_sh --qhelp

You can specify many of the options described in this section either in an instance, or at a global level, or both.

Use the following Tcl command to make a global assignment:

set_global_assignment -name <.qsf variable name> <value>

Use the following Tcl command to make an instance assignment:

set_instance_assignment -name <.qsf variable name> <value> -to <instance name>
Note: If the <value> field includes spaces (for example, ‘Standard Fit’), you must enclose the value in straight double quotation marks.