How to create new symbol or bde file from a existing ones?


In Active-HDL, do the following:

  1. Open the .bde file that you need to modify.

  2. Select File | Save As from the main menu and save the file with a different (new) name.

  3. Select Diagram -> Code Generation Settings.. from the main menu.

  4. In the Code Generation Settings window change the entity/module name in the Entity/Module field to a desired name. Click OK.

  5. Modify and save the file (if needed).

  6. Compile the file. Once done, a symbol will be created for it automatically.

  7. Open the Symbols Toolbox and drag the new symbol into your diagram.

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