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How to run .exe file from release folder? Qt 5.13, Windows.
caferacer last edited by caferacer
Hi. I have Qt Creator with two weeks license. I wrote simple program with buttons and COM-port action, it works good when run from Qt Creator itself. If I run .exe file from release folder it asking for Qt5SerialPort.dll. No such file appears on my computer after build action. I read somewhere that "make install" action will create all dll's which progect needs, but I don't know where to write this command. If anything, I don't know much aboul compilers and linkers.
Hi and welcome to the forums
When you want to run your app outside Creator. You need a so called deplyment folder.
Which is just a plain folder with some sub folders in it and the Qt dlls.
You can use this tool to copy the needed DLLs (used by your app)
You can also read this for more information.
Damn. ninjaed by jsulm :)
caferacer last edited by
Thank you, I will try to deploy it. Is there any button "Deploy" in Qt Creator IDE to make this action more easier?
Its a command-line tool.
basically, you can just point to yur build folder with a release exe and
that is normally enough.
If you are unsure of how to use command line, let me know.