BIDIR or INOUT Primitive/Port

AHDL Syntax: Verilog HDL Example Instantiation: VHDL Syntax: Source: Destination:

io : BIDIR;

inout io

io : INOUT


Device I/O pin

If TRI is disabled, external input is allowed. If TRI is enabled and an external signal is applied, signal contention is possible and could damage the device.

In a Block Design File (.bdf) Definition, you can use the Pin Properties dialog box to specify pin properties for this primitive, such as the pin name and default value.

  • Only the pin assignments of the top-level entity are used during compilation.
  • For information about Intel® Quartus® Prime primitive instantiation, go to Using a Intel® Quartus® Prime Logic Function.