DVT VHDL IDE User Guide
Rev. 19.1.17, 17 May 2019

3.8.1 Switch to the DVT Perspective

The VHDL Perspective provides a workbench layout with many useful views and shortcuts at hand for developing VHDL code, for example the entity and architectures browser.

From menu Window > Open Perspective > Other... chose DVT

You can customize and save a perspective. In order to further speed-up the development, at any time you can switch between various perspectives with different tool (views) layouts. For example you can use one perspective for writing code (the editor will take most of the real estate) and another perspective for code navigation (type browser will be a significant component).

The default DVT perspective looks like this: