MAX_NAMES - 2023.2 English

Vivado Design Suite Properties Reference Guide (UG912)

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The MAX_NAMES property lets you control the number of objects reported by individual Design Rule Checks (DRCs) that return a list of objects. The default value is 15. For more information on Running DRCs, see the Vivado Design Suite User Guide: System-Level Design Entry (UG895).

Important: The MAX_NAMES property is only effective for the DRCs that include a list of objects (typically at the end of the DRC message).
Architecture Support
All architectures.
Applicable Objects
Design Rule Check objects ( get_drc_checks )
Integer Values of 0 or greater. The default is 15. A value of 0 will result in the default of 15 being reported.


Verilog Syntax

Not applicable

VHDL Syntax

Not applicable

XDC Syntax
set_property MAX_NAMES <value> [get_drc_checks <id>]


  • <id> is the DRC ID recognized by the Vivado Design Suite
  • <value> is the number of elements that should be returned for any list of objects.

XDC Syntax Example:

#Increase the number of reported UCIO-1 objects to 52 
set_property MAX_NAMES 52 [get_drc_checks UCIO-1]

Affected Steps

  • report_drc