How do you use Altera in ModelSim?

Go to Assignments -> Settings and select Modelsim-Altera in the Tool name field. Do not check the “Run gate-level simulation automatically after compilation” box. Compile the project (click the purple triangle). If you get errors, read through them to try to figure out the problem.

What is ModelSim-Altera?

ModelSim is a multi-language environment by Mentor Graphics, for simulation of hardware description languages such as VHDL, Verilog and SystemC, and includes a built-in C debugger. ModelSim can be used independently, or in conjunction with Intel Quartus Prime, PSIM, Xilinx ISE or Xilinx Vivado.

How do I compile Altera libraries in ModelSim?

ModelSim-Altera Software

  1. Step 2: Create a New Library. Go to File menu, select New, and click the library. Type work in the Library Name column, then click OK.
  2. Compile the Library and Design File. Go to Compile, and then select Compile. Select work library then look in the for the design file.

How do I force a signal in VHDL?

Quick VHDL simulation

  1. Select the ‘clk’ signal in the Signals window.
  2. In the menu bar click on Force.
  3. Put 0 in the Value field.
  4. Put 0 in the Delay field.
  5. Enter 40 in the Repeat Every field.
  6. Click on Force.
  7. In the menu bar click on Force again.
  8. Put 1 in the Value field.

What is Questasim used for?

High-performance, multi-language engine. The Questa Advanced simulator supports all design languages and constructs, and either automatically or manually partitions the design to run in parallel while maintaining a single database for debug and coverage.

How do I run simulation in Questa?

To perform a functional simulation with the QuestaSim software with command-line commands

  1. From the Mentor GraphicsĀ® QuestaSim main window, chose Execute Macro.
  2. In the Execute Do File dialog box, locate your QuestaSim macro file (. do).
  3. Click Open.