Step 10: Generating a Bitstream File - 2024.1 English

Vivado Design Suite Tutorial: Design Flows Overview (UG888)

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With IOSTANDARD constraints defined for all of the I/O ports, and the logic of the design placed with assigned LOCs, you can generate a bitstream. Before launching Write Bitstream, you will review the settings for this command.

  1. In the Flow Navigator, under the Project Manager, select Settings.

    The Settings dialog box opens.

  2. Select the Bitstream page.

    The Bitstream Settings provides you access to the options available for the write_bitstream command. For a complete description of these options and how to use them, see the Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Programming and Debugging (UG908).

  3. Click Cancel to close the Settings dialog box.
  4. In the Flow Navigator, under the Program and Debug section, click Generate Bitstream.
  5. Click OK to launch with the default options and wait for the task to complete.
  6. After the bitstream has been generated, click OK in the Bitstream Generation Completed dialog box to view the reports from the command.