Next, set the configuration mode on the design. This is another property that results in a physical constraint, in this case a property of the design rather than of a cell. To begin, list all of the properties of the current design.
- List the properties of the design in the Tcl
This command returns the list of all defined properties on the current design. To make the list more readable, you can use the standard Tcl
joincommand to combine the properties output with “\n” newline character, resulting in each property displaying on a separate line.
join [list_property [current_design]] \n
- The specific property of interest is CONFIG_MODE. To see what values this
particular property can accept, use the
join [list_property_value CONFIG_MODE [current_design]] \n
- Use the
The Edit Device Properties dialog box opens.
command to set the CONFIG_MODE property for the current
- Click Configuration Modes to open the Configuration Modes panel.
- Scroll down on the page to find the Master Serial configuration mode option,
as shown in the following figure.
- Select the Master Serial configuration mode as shown, and click OK to close the dialog box.
The Tcl Console shows the
set_propertycommand that sets the CONFIG_MODE:
set_property CONFIG_MODE M_SERIAL [current_design]
The configuration mode has now been set.
- Use the
get_propertycommand to confirm that the CONFIG_MODE property was correctly set:
get_property CONFIG_MODE [current_design]
The property value
M_SERIALis returned by the Vivado tool.