Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Third-party Simulation

ID 683870
Date 12/21/2022
Document Table of Contents

3.6. Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition, ModelSim* , and QuestaSim* Simulator Support Revision History

Document Version Intel® Quartus® Prime Version Changes
2022.04.13 22.1
  • Revised name of Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition and QuestaSim for latest guidelines throughout.
2021.10.04 21.3
  • Added support for Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition simulator.
  • Removed support for ModelSim - Intel FPGA Edition simulator.
  • Updated directory names in Using Questa* Intel® FPGA Edition Precompiled Libraries topic.
  • Removed note about Maintain Hierarchy limit in Viewing Simulation Messages topic.
2021.03.29 21.1 Updated Generating Signal Activity Data for Power Analysis topic for latest behavior.
2019.06.19 19.1.0
  • Added footnote about ModelSim Remote Desktop limits to "Unsupported Features" topic.
2019.04.01 19.1.0
  • Described new support for generation of SDO for use in power analysis.
2017.11.06 17.1.0
  • Changed title to ModelSim - Intel FPGA Edition, ModelSim* , and QuestaSim Support*
  • Removed Simulating Transport Delays and Disabling Timing Violations on Registers topics. Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition does not support timing simulation.
  • Added Simulation Library Compiler details and another step to Quick Start Example




2017.05.08 17.0.0
  • Removed note about unsupported NativeLink gate level simulation.
2016.10.31 16.1.0
  • Implemented Intel rebranding.
  • Corrected load design syntax error.
2016.05.02 16.0.0
  • Removed support for NativeLink simulation in Pro Edition
  • Added note about avoiding ModelSim - Intel FPGA Edition instance limitations.
2015.11.02 15.1.0 Changed instances of Quartus II to Quartus Prime.


  • Added mixed language simulation support in the ModelSim - Intel FPGA Edition software.


  • Replaced MegaWizard Plug-In Manager information with IP Catalog.

November 2012


  • Relocated general simulation information to Simulating Altera Designs.

June 2012


  • Removed survey link.

November 2011


  • Changed to new document template.

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