DVT VHDL IDE User Guide
Rev. 19.1.24, 11 July 2019

Chapter 15. Show Usages, Readers or Writers

To search where a procedure, signal, architecture or any other entity is used, hover over it's name while holding down the Ctrl key and select Show Usages.

For variables, ports or generics, you also have the option to Show Readers or Show Writers.

The results are presented in the Search View.

For variables, ports or generics, matches are decorated to indicate the access type: read, write or read/write (for example an inout port connection).

Tip: You can also place the editor cursor on the identifier, right click and choose Show > Usages.

You can also search for references from the Search Dialog (Ctrl+H) .