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"Create HDL Design File from Current File" is disabled if open single BDF file without currently opened Quartus project.

VVavr
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If I have opened Quartus project and an BDF file than I can run "File > Create/Update > Create HDL Design File from Current File...". But if there is no opened Quartus project than "Create HDL Design File from Current File..." is not active.

 

I think it should be active because I can do the same thing from command line "quartus_map --convert_bdf_to_verilog=" without any Quartus project.

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Vicky1
Employee
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Hi,

Well, This behavior of Quartus tool is obvious & I think It is designed such as way like that.

 

Regards,

Vikas Jathar

 

VVavr
Beginner
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As I wrote above this sounds like a bug because in my case I can do converting using command line. What Quartus GUI does is simply wrapping this command in its GUI. Therefore if it is available from command line than I think "File > Create/Update > Create HDL Design File from Current File..." should be available too.

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