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Altera_Forum
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Hardware Dev Tutorial Files

Hello all, 

 

I have just started trying to get the Hardware Development Tutorial up and running but the project files in the companion zip file will not open. I get the following error: 

 

"The project or revision name contains one or more of the following illegal characters and 

cannot be opened: ^&*|<>;'" 

 

As far as i can see the project file is named correctly: 

 

"nios2_quartus2_project.qpf" 

 

any ideas folks? 

 

many thanks 

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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Ok, I have solved the problem: and it was my bad. 

 

I had the project files in a folder that had an illegal character. Strange that, as Quartus must see the path as being integral to the filename.  

 

thanks for looking 

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