Features of the Vitis Unified IDE - 2023.2 English

Vitis High-Level Synthesis User Guide (UG1399)

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The new AMD Vitis™ Unified IDE provides many new features, which are described in brief below:

Figure 1. Vitis Unified IDE

  1. The Tool Bar on the left of the screen provides easy access to major features of the tool: the Vitis Component Explorer, the Search function, Source Control, the Debug view, Examples, and the Analysis view.
  2. The Vitis Component Explorer can be used to view a virtual hierarchy of the workspace. The view displays a workspace that is structured to help you understand the different elements of the component or project, such a Sources and Outputs folder that don't exist on disk.
  3. The Central Editor window is used for editing components, configurations, and source files.
  4. The Flow Navigator displays the design flow for the active component. Different components has different work flows, and the work flow of the active component is the one displayed in the Flow Navigator. You can specify the active component by selecting it in the Flow Navigator, or selecting it in the Component Explorer.
  5. The Console/Terminal area displays the output transcripts of the tool, and other windows such as the Terminal window and the Pipeline view are also located here. The terminal window displays the folders of the workspace and can be used to run scripts on the content.
  6. The Index displays a list of transcripts of the various build steps ran during the session and allows you to reopen a process transcript that was closed earlier.