Start Analysis and Elaboration Command (Processing Menu)

You can access this command by clicking Processing > Start > Start Analysis & Elaboration.

Saves all open files, and then partially compiles the current design by submitting it to Analysis & Synthesis, which checks the design files for syntax and semantic errors. After you perform a successful Analysis & Elaboration, you can view the design in the RTL Viewer, and you can view the hierarchy in the Project Navigator.