General Description: How do I run an external netlist through Project Navigator?
NOTE: Projects created in Design Manager are not compatible with Foundation ISE Project Navigator.
6.x 1. When creating a new project, for top-level module type, select 'EDIF'.
5.x/4.x 1. Right-click the device name in the Sources window and select "Properties". 2. For the Design Flow, select "EDIF". 3. Add your design source file as you normally would, using "Project -> Add Source".
3.1i Foundation ISE 1. Go to your Xilinx install directory, and then to the "bin/nt" directory. 2. Create a shortcut to the "dsgmgr.exe" executable. 3. Use the shortcut to open the Design Manager stand-alone GUI.
3.1i WebPACK 1. Right-click the device name in the Sources window and select "Properties". 2. For the Synthesis tool, select "External Netlist". 3. Right-click "Implement Design" in the Processes window and select "Properties". 4. In the "External Netlist File" option under the Design tab, enter the file name of your top-level netlist.