You can create a block design in the context of an open RTL project. To create a new block design source, and automatically add it to the current project, use the following steps:
- In the Flow Navigator, expand IP Integrator.
- Select Create Block Design.
This opens the Vivado IP integrator design canvas, letting you add and connect IP in the block design. Refer to this link in Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Designing IP Subsystems Using IP Integrator (UG994) for details of creating a new block design.
- When you save the new block design, it is automatically added to the current
You can also create the block design outside of the current project, to create a repository of block designs that can be reused and added to many different projects. For more information on creating a block design outside the current project, refer to this link in Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Designing IP Subsystems Using IP Integrator (UG994).