Using the Selection Window - 2022.2 English

Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Using the Vivado IDE (UG893)

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In the Vivado IDE, you can select objects as follows:

Single object
Click an object to select it in the current window.
Secondary object
By default, when you click a primary object, secondary objects are also selected. For more information, see Setting Selection Rules.
Multiple objects
Click to select the first object, then press and hold the Ctrl key and click to select additional objects.
Range of objects
Click a primary object, then press and hold the Shift key and select the last object in a range of elements from a tree or table view.
Timing path
Click a timing path to select the objects within it.
All objects
Use the Select Area cursor to select all the objects in an area of a graphical view. Alternatively, most windows support the Ctrl+A keyboard shortcut.

The Selection window (shown in the following figure) displays the list of currently selected objects. You can sort, deselect, or mark objects from this window. The list updates dynamically as you manipulate objects. To open the Selection window, select Window > Selection.

Figure 1. Selection Window

In the Selection window, you can do the following:

  • To sort objects by Name, ID, or Type, click the banner of the sort column.
  • To remove selected items from the list, use the Unselect, Unselect All, and Unselect All Except commands from the popup menu.
  • Select multiple objects using the Ctrl and Shift keys, or using the Select Area command.
Note: The total number of objects selected displays in the window banner.