To export a device design file from Xilica Designer,

  1. In Project View, right click the device module and select "Export Device Design to File..."
  2. Save the DSP design file to a memorable location on your computer.
    Saved DSP design files are an .sxml file.
  3. Locate the .sxml file on your computer. Right click the file and compress the file into a .zip file. 
  4. Send the .zip file to the designated user(s). If the file is not compressed when sending, the receiver may not be able to open the file.

To retrieve/save a device design file from the physical hardware device,

  1. Connect the Xilica device. Click here to learn how to successfully connect your device.
  2. Open the Xilica Designer software. Start "Network View".
    Network view displays all connected device status and information. If connected properly, the device will display with a green On indicator stating that the device is connected and online.
  3. Right click the device block and select "Export Device Design to File". 
  4. Save the file to a memorable location on your computer. Note that the file extension is .sxml. (device file)

Import the device design file to Xilica Designer.

  1. Double click the .zip file. Inside the .zip file will be an .sxml file.
  2. Open the Xilica Designer software.
  3. In an existing project or new project, drag and drop a Xilica device onto the work area. Please note that the device module must match the design used. (Ex. you can only load a Neutrino A0808 design to a Neutrino A0808 device).
  4. Right click the device module and select "Import Device Design from File..."
  5. Please note that this will overwrite any data in the device. Click "Ok" to proceed. 
  6. Locate the .sxml file on your computer and click "Open".
  7. Double click the device module to see the imported design file.
  8. Save your project file by navigating to the "File" tab at the top left of the software and "Save As..." to create a new project file or "Save" to save the changes to the existing project file.
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