Unsolved QML Module not found | QML_ELEMENT | Working with separate sub-projects
I have the following project structure:
MyAppUi contains qml files, and MyAppLib contains c++ files. These two are separate sub-projects with their own .proj files, and they both live under the MyApp parent dir.
I previously had c++ files in MyAppUi that I exposed using QML_ELEMENT to qml. The QML_IMPORT_NAME declarations were under the MyAppUi .pro file. The system worked fine and was able to detect the module.
I have now moved the c++ files to the MyAppLib directory, and the QML_IMPORT_NAME declarations are now under the MyAppLib .pro file. MyAppUi is now no longer picking up the module.
What do I need to configure to expose the c++ types declared in a different sub project/directory (MyAppLib) to MyAppUi? I just need to detect the module name.
This is probably a trivial issues but I've been on it for the past two days and haven't had a breakthrough. Please help.
i am not 100% sure if i understand what you are trying to do or because you need the import name in another project.
but move it to a .pri file and include it in both projects
My issue was that when I was trying to define the module in the MyAppUi.pro file, the system was not picking up the c++ files with QML_ELEMENT in the MyAppLib project. I specified the import path but it was still not picking them up and registering them.
So I moved the module declaration to MyAppLib.pro and tried importing it in the qml files in MyAppUi, but the module could not be detected. Maybe what I was trying to do didn't make sense anyway, idk.
I just reverted to the older way of registering the types with qmlRegisterType.
normally a pro file results in a separate target (executable or library). Even if you "combine" them with a subdirs project.
So your AppUi project must link against the AppLib