Set Paths for Qt
I install Qt 4.8.3 and then want to build the "GettingStarted" sample, however,
when I invoke
I get "not a internal or external command" error, which means qmake's path is not
in the current path.
I think I should add the path of qmake to the system path environment, but not
sure if I should also add other paths for Qt library building and making, so is
there a complete list of the paths to be configured before running it? A complete
document will also be better.
Adding <qt dir>/bin to PATH is sufficient for most cases. Sometimes, setting QTDIR variable to <qt dir> is required, too. Or you can use a tool like QtCreator, which will manage allow you to run and develop Qt apps without changing system-wide environment.
I have installed Qt 4.8.2 and Qt Creator(IDE). But when I start Qt Creator(IDE), then go to "Tools | Options | Build and Run" and click "Qt versions" tab, I find nothing in the "automatic". It seems my installation of Qt is not correct. Or am I missing somthing. Must I install the Qt SDK on my computer for development as well?
In “Qt versions” tab you can also "Manual add" your Qt installation. Also, if it is not set yet, you must choose a compiler in "Compiler" tab.
I add Qt to the Qt versions tab. Then when go to "Compiler" tab, I find the following compilers are being detected automatically:
MS VC++ 9.0(x86)
MS VC++ 9.0(amd64)
but I cannot find a way to add MS VC++ 9.0(x64) since we need to build the app in both 32bit and 64bit target platform.