2.4.7 Using port arrays
How to expand, collapse, and hide port arrays.
- Right click on one of the
axi_if_in ports in the
component to open a context menu. Select Collapse Port to reduce
the port array to a single visible item in the component.
Figure 2-9 Port context menu
- Select the
PL340 component and
then select Object Properties from the Object menu.
- Select the Ports tab in the Component Instance
axi_if_in port is a port array as indicated by the + beside the
port name. Click on the + to expand the port tree view.
- Deselect the checkboxes beside
to hide the chosen array ports so that expanding the port array still does not display
them. Click OK to close the dialog.
You can also hide a port by using the port context menu and selecting Hide
- To expand the
axi_if_in port in the
PL340 component, you can:
- Right click on the port and select Expand Port from the
port context menu.
Display the Component Instance Properties dialog.
Select the Ports tab.
Click on the + next to the port array to expand the port tree view.
Select the Show as Expanded radio button.
- To redisplay the
axi_if_in ports, you
- Use the port context menu and select Show All
- Reverse the deselection step, selecting the checkboxes next to the hidden ports,
in the Component Instance Properties dialog.
Ports with more than eight items are shown collapsed by default.
Subsequent examples do not require the
PL340 component, and you can delete
Figure 2-10 Example system with added components