remove_cells_from_pblock - 2022.1 English

Vivado Design Suite Tcl Command Reference Guide (UG835)

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Remove cells from a Pblock


remove_cells_from_pblock [‑quiet] [‑verbose] <pblock> <cells>...


Name Description
[-quiet] Ignore command errors
[-verbose] Suspend message limits during command execution
<pblock> Pblock to remove cells from
<cells> Cells to remove


Floorplan, XDC


Removes the specified logic instances from a Pblock. Cells are added to a Pblock with the add_cells_to_pblock command.
Note: Cells that have been placed will not be unplaced as they are removed from a Pblock. Any current LOC assignments are left intact.


-quiet - (Optional) Execute the command quietly, returning no messages from the command. The command also returns TCL_OK regardless of any errors encountered during execution.
Note: Any errors encountered on the command-line, while launching the command, will be returned. Only errors occurring inside the command will be trapped.
-verbose - (Optional) Temporarily override any message limits and return all messages from this command.
Note: Message limits can be defined with the set_msg_config command.

<pblock> - (Required) The name of the Pblock from which to remove the specified instances.

<cells> - (Required) One or more cell objects to remove from the specified Pblock.


The following example removes the specified cells from the pb_cpuEngine Pblock:
remove_cells_from_pblock pb_cpuEngine [get_cells cpuEngine/cpu_dwb_dat_o/*]