back-annotation Definition

The process of copying device and resource assignments made by the Compiler and stored in the compilation database into the Intel® Quartus® Prime Settings File (.qsf). The back-annotation process preserves the current fit in future compilations.


For more information about back-annotation, refer to the following link locations:

  • Back-Annotating a Logic Lock Region
  • Back-Annotating Assignments for a Project
  • Back Annotation Script