4.2.1 Application window
The main window of System Canvas contains several windows and various graphical elements.
Figure 4-1 Layout of System Canvas
- Main menu
The available options with their corresponding keyboard shortcuts.
Buttons for frequently-used features.
Tabs to select the views:
- Block Diagram
- The components, ports, and connections.
- The LISA code of the component.
You can edit every part of the system using these views.
- Component list
All of the components and their protocols and libraries in the current project.
- Output window
Displays status messages that are output from the build process.
- Status bar
Displays information about menu items, commands, buttons, and component
The block diagram editor creates graphical representations of systems. It provides a rapid
way to create and configure components or systems consisting of multiple components.
You can add new components to a single project or to a component repository for use in
multiple projects. The Language for Instruction Set
Architectures+ (LISA+) describes the components.