The Log window (shown in the following figure) displays the active output status of commands that compile the design such as synthesis, implementation and simulation. The output displays in a continuous scrollable format and is overwritten when new commands are run. If the Log window is hidden, to open it, select.
Tip: You can click the Pause output toolbar button , and scroll back or read reports while commands are running.
Figure 1. Log Window
When out-of-context synthesis runs are present, the Log window shows a tree view on the left and the log for the selected run on the right (as shown in the following figure).
Figure 2. Log Window for Out-of-Context Synthesis Runs