22.6.1 Connect Instances Using New Ports
In order to connect two entity instances using new ports, you must specify the output instance (the signal source) and the input instance (the signal destination). New ports will be created across the design hierarchy as needed, in order to propagate the signal.
Select Top button and pick one of the available design tops.
Right click on an instance and select
Connect Output from the context menu.
The output instance is presented in the Refactoring Connect View
Select another instance, right click and
The input instance is presented in the Refactoring Connect View
Input textbox along the previous set output instance:
Compute Changes button.
You can choose
Diagram Preview to see the design affected by the refactoring operation or
Code preview to see the source code changes.
Connect button in order to perform the changes.
Note 1: You can undo the whole refactoring operation using the application menu
Edit -> Undo.
Note 2: You can select the output/input instances from editor right click menu
Connect Output /