import_synplify - 2023.1 English

Vivado Design Suite Tcl Command Reference Guide (UG835)

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Imports the given Synplify project file


import_synplify [‑copy_sources] [‑quiet] [‑verbose] <file>


List of files object that were imported from the Synplify file.


Name Description
[-copy_sources] Copy all the sources from synplify project file into the created project
[-quiet] Ignore command errors
[-verbose] Suspend message limits during command execution
<file> Name of the Synplify project file to be imported




Imports Synplify synthesis project files (.prj) into the current project, including the various source files used in the synthesis run.


-copy_sources - (Optional) Copy Synplify project source files to the local project directory structure rather than referencing them from their current location. The default is to reference source files from their current location.

-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.

<file> - (Required) The name of the Synplify project file from which to import the source files.


The following example creates a new project and imports the specified Synplify project file, copying the various source files from the Synplify project into the local project directories:

create_project syn_test C:/Data/FPGA_Design/syn_test
import_synplify -copy_sources C:/Data/syn_data.prj

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