Step 1: Opening the Example Project - 2021.1 English

Vivado Design Suite Tutorial: Using Constraints (UG945)

Document ID
UG945
Release Date
2021-08-13
Version
2021.1 English
  1. Open Vivado IDE.
    • On Linux:
      1. Change the directory where the lab materials are stored.
        cd <Extract_Dir>/Vivado_Tutorial
      2. Launch the Vivado IDE: vivado
    • On Windows:
      1. Launch the Vivado Design Suite IDE:

        Start > All Programs > Xilinx Design Tools > Vivado 2021.x > Vivado 2021.x

        Note: Your Vivado Design Suite installation might be called something other than Xilinx Design Tools on the Start menu.
      Note: As an alternative, click the Vivado 2021.x Desktop icon to start the Vivado IDE.

    The Vivado IDE Getting Started page contains links to open or create projects and to view documentation.

  2. From the Getting Started page, click Open Example Project, as shown in the following figure.

    The Open Example Project wizard opens to the Create an Example Project page, as shown in the following figure.



  3. Click Next.
  4. In the Select Project Template page, select CPU (Synthesized), as shown in the following figure.

  5. Click Next.
  6. In the Project Name page, specify the project name and location, as shown in the following figure.

    Project name
    project_cpu_netlist
    Project location
    <Extract_Dir>
  7. Click Next.
  8. In the Default Part page, select the default part as shown in the following figure.

    A New Project Summary appears, as shown in the following figure.



  9. Click Finish to finish creating the project.

    The Vivado IDE displays the default view of the opened project, as shown in the following figure.