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Qt & VS2005 MFC

  • Hello all.

    Is it possible to create MFC compatible applications requiring VS2005 MFC with Qt? I just recently lost my student status so I installed Qt hoping that I wouldn’t need to purchase MS VS 2012 with MSDN, the latter required to get access to the older VS versions and MFCs.

    I’m targeting to create a small something which requires accessing CAD information from both Rhinoceros and Solidworks CAD models, embedded add-on user windows should be created to get some user input as well. Is that even possible with Qt when VS is said to be required? Rhinoceros 32 bit version SDK requires VS2005 MFC, (the new upcoming 64 bit version SDK will require VS 2010 MFCs) .

    In all, at the moment I’m a bit puzzled about setting up the Qt + VS concept, lots of questions arising. First, I would obviously need to download all the appropriate MS SDKs? Is that where I get the appropriate VS make.exe files? Secondly, are the MFC runtime redistributables enough or is there something else needed too?

    Perhaps I should just forget Qt for this case and go for VS w/ MSDN subscription? I really appreciate all possible advice from those who know more about this stuff.


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  • Eu utilizo para WindowsCE assim:

    set path= c:\qt\q.8.3ce\bin;C:\Perl64\bin;
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Tools\vsvars32.bat
    configure -platform win32-msvc2005 -xplatform wincewm50pocket-msvc2005 -nomake examples -nomake demos
    setcepaths wincewm50pocket-msvc2005

    I think you need to do so:

    set path= c:\qt\q.8.3w32\bin;C:\Perl64\bin;
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\Tools\vsvars32.bat
    configure -nomake examples -nomake demos

    Then add the QMake in QtCreator.

  • This is the link to build with vs2005 in WindowsCE remove unnecessary parameters.

  • Thanks for the replies, had to go for the VS purchase anyway but I'll check what the Qt VS Add-in has to offer.


  • you not need the vsaddin utilie qtcreator6.0 and compile for mingw and vs2005.

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