XPE Cell Color-Coding Scheme - 2022.1 English

Xilinx Power Estimator User Guide (UG440)

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To simplify data entry and review, the XPE cells are color coded. A color Legend appears at the bottom of the Summary sheet as shown in the following figure:

Figure 1. Color Legend (Summary Sheet)

A description of the spreadsheet color-coding scheme is provided in the following table:

Table 1. XPE Cell Color-Coding Scheme
Cell Color Cell Use Available User Action
White Allows user to enter data Editable
Grey Displays a calculated value Read-only
Green Displays a summary value Read-only
Blue User override of cells normally calculated by XPE Editable
Orange Flags a warning. Indicates that a resource is not available or a specification is invalid. Editable

Flags an error. Following are a few examples:

  • A resource limit in the device has been exceeded.
  • The limits of a device specification (for example, junction temperature) have been exceeded.
Read-only. Edit other cells to correct the error.