In Project Mode, the Vivado Design Suite displays the messages from the log file in the Messages window. It also automates the creation and delivery of numerous reports for you to review.
In Project Mode, after an implementation run is complete in the Vivado IDE, you are prompted for the next step, as shown in the following figure.
Figure 1. Project Mode - Implementation Completed Dialog Box
In the Implementation Completed dialog box:
- Select the appropriate option:
- Open Implemented Design
- Imports the netlist, design constraints, the target part, and the results from place and route into the Vivado IDE for design analysis and further work as needed.
- Generate Bitstream
- Launches the Generate Bitstream dialog box. For more information, see this link in the Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Programming and Debugging (UG908).
- View Reports
- Opens the Reports window for you to select and view the various reports produced by the Vivado tools during implementation. For more information, see Viewing Implementation Reports.
- Click OK.