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

ID 683768
Date 8/01/2023

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Document Table of Contents Enabling HSPICE Writer Using Assignments

You can also use HSPICE Writer in conjunction with a scripted Tcl flow. To enable HSPICE Writer during a full compile, include the following lines in your Tcl script.

Enable HSPICE Writer

set_global_assignment -name EDA_BOARD_DESIGN_SIGNAL_INTEGRITY_TOOL \
     "HSPICE (Signal Integrity)"
set_global_assignment -name EDA_OUTPUT_DATA_FORMAT HSPICE \
     -section_id eda_board_design_signal_integrity
set_global_assignment -name EDA_NETLIST_WRITER_OUTPUT_DIR <output_directory> \
     -section_id eda_board_design_signal_integrity

As with command-line invocation, specifying the output directory is optional. If not specified, the output directory defaults to board/hspice.