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Reference generated ui_ header from different subproject

  • Hi all,

    I have a setup in which I have some custom (promoted) widgets. I started with the widgets in the same subproject as where they are used, but to be able to reuse them, I have now moved them to an own subproject.
    To be able to set some specific things oir on or connect to widgets on the custom widget, I use a reference similar to:


    But after the move, the generated ui_customwidget.h is not found anymore when building. Even though in QT Creator it all seems to be fine.
    How can I include the generated ui_*.h files into a different subproject? Or is this the wrong way to go, and should I add wrapper methods to the customwidget.h/cpp?


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    It's not directly possible and would somehow contradict the whole class encapsulation - you have to add a setter to the class which uses the ui-file.

  • Thanks for the quick reply! I'll add the wrapper methods for the parts that I need.

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