Hierarchy Tab (View Menu) (Platform Designer)

You open this tab in Platform Designer by clicking View > Hierarchy.

Operates as a full system hierarchical navigator and expands elements in the System Contents tab to show modules, interfaces, signals, contents of subsystems, and connections. The Hierarchy tab allows you to drive changes in other views and interact with the system in more detail.

The graphical interface of the Hierarchy tab displays a unique icon for each element in the system, including interfaces, directional pins, IP blocks, and system icons. System icons show exported interfaces and the instances of components that make up the system.