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Vivado Design Suite User Guide: Synthesis (UG901)

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Verilog allows you to separate HDL source code into more than one file. To reference the code in another file, use the following syntax in the current file.

`include <path/file-to-be-included>

The previous line takes the contents of the file to be included and inserts it all into the current file at the line with the `include.

The path can be a relative or an absolute path. In the case of a relative path, the Verilog compiler looks in two different places for the file to be included.

  • The first is relative to the file with the `include statement. The compiler looks there, and if it can find the file, it inserts the contents of the file there.
  • The second place it looks is relative to the -include_dirs option in the Verilog options section of the General settings.

Multiple `include statements are allowed in the same Verilog file.