Opening an Example Design - 2021.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide : Designing with IP (UG896)

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To open an example design project for an IP in either a standard project or a Manage IP project, select the IP customization in the IP Sources tab, then right-click and select Open IP Example Design from the context menu.

The Open IP Example Project dialog box opens for you to specify the location, as shown in the following figure. The project is called <ip_name_ex>.

Important: Do not store example designs in the IP directory in either a standard project or a Manage IP project. Xilinx recommends putting the entire IP directories into revision control, and also recommends that you do not put projects into revision control. This can also cause issues when enabling and disabling core containers.

In an IP integrator block design, either select the IP in IP Sources or access the IP directly from a block design.

The following figure shows the Open IP Example Project dialog box.

Figure 1. Open IP Example Design Dialog Box

The New Project Summary dialog box provides a review of your selections, and a new session of the Vivado IDE opens with the example design, shown in the following figure.

Figure 2. IP Example Design Instance with Constraint File

The IP is instantiated in the example design with an example XDC constraint file to enable further evaluation of the IP.