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 Insertion of I/O ports location in First Encounter 

Last post Sat, Mar 31 2007 8:49 AM by archive. 2 replies.
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    Insertion of I/O ports location in First Encounter Reply

    Hi all.
    I know there is an option to specify using the GUI the location of the design's input and output ports in First Encounter.
    However, this can be a very tedious job to do each time I want to P&R the design after minor changes in the RTL.
    Is there a way to import some kind of file with those definitions ? I didn't find such option.
    I thought of writing a script that will do the location specifying automatically using First Encounter's command for this option but for some reason, the command doesn't appear in the command log - can you direct me to the proper command for specifying the location of ports?

    Help would be very much appreciated,
    Adi.


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  • Sun, Apr 1 2007 11:23 PM

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    RE: Insertion of I/O ports location in First Encounter Reply

    if you check out the doc soceUG.pdf under Data Preparation, it talked about how to create the I/O spec file (using Design-> Save->IO) after you edited it the first time in Encounter. You can hand edit it later and re-load it back using "loadIoFile".

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  • Fri, Apr 13 2007 2:16 AM

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    RE: Insertion of I/O ports location in First Encounter Reply

    Hi Adj,

    I use the file "pad.io" to specify my pads or pins. Please see the user guide for the format of this file.

    Sometime, I have to use DEF format (I write a simple awk script to generate the DEF file). I have to use DEF if I have two pins connect to the same net (e.g. a feed-through or to ease top-level routing). It seem that pad.io does not support this. Anyone know how to do this with pad.io? I will reduce some pain for me to craft the DEF. Thanks.

    Regards,
    Eng Han


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