Version 3.3.0 released

Enhanced Memory Designer and overall usability
Added by Esko Pekkarinen 3 months ago

+ Enhanced features for Memory Designer:
  • Register fields added
  • Compression of items to minimize the required space
    *Multiple address spaces can now be shown as part of the same connection
  • Filtering options added
+ Memory connectivity analysis now manages also instances with identical names
+ File paths within filesets now accept URI expressions
+ Files can be drag-dropped to filesets from the file system
+ Memory map visualization items have now bigger area for expand/collapse
+ Port direction is now checked when a default value is set
+ Port map invert and tieoff are now also shown on the top level of tree hierarchy
+ Zooming now follows mouse location in design
+ Enhanced usage of drafts in design:
  • Bus interface definitions copying when connecting hierarchical draft interface fixed
  • Bus interface definitions copying when connecting non-hierarchical draft interface removed
  • Bus interface definitions and port copying to draft instances changed to take place on packaging of the containing draft component instance
  • Copy-paste of bus interface to a draft component instance changed to copy only the name and the mode of the interface
+ Notification on trying to read XML files of previous standard versions added
+ Improvements to Verilog generation:
  • Generation setup dialog simplified
  • Register definition creation set as optional
  • Module name is correctly used for component instances
  • Environmental identifier created by the generator changed
+ Improvements to Verilog import:
  • Port type parsing improved for Verilog-2001 style ports
  • Parameter parsing improved for lists of parameters
  • Environmental identifier created by the import changed
+ Improved features for MakefileGenerator:
  • Conflicting file selection added
  • Launcher script creation set to optional

- Bus interface creation wizard fixed from preventing user to proceed from the general settings page due to missing port maps
- Component instance replace in design changed to better preserve existing connections
- Port bounds for ad-hoc connections in design fixed
- Author information read from XML fixed
- Symbolic file link usage for XML files fixed
- Toolbar placement at the bottom of main window fixed
- Software views are replaced by views and component instantiations

  • Community guidelines included in manual
  • Settings file path is now shown on the General page of Settings
  • Automatic port mapping changed to less aggressively connect ports
  • Component instance architecture changed to be correctly set by VHDL generator

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