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Creator: C++ source code syntax highlight
I just upgrade QT 5.0.1 to 5.1. However, I found the source file (.cpp) are not highlighted. After further investigation, I found the #include statement is required to point to the exact path. For example, the directory looks like:
qt project file
TEMPLATE = app
CONFIG += console
CONFIG -= app_bundle
CONFIG -= qt
The include statement need to be "#include <inc/aa.h>" so that bb.cpp is highlighted. But for previous version, "#include <aa.h>" is fine.
For previous version, I just add existing file. Then the source file is highlighted.
For 5.1, I tried to open existing qt project file that there is no highlight.
So I tried create a new project and add existing files. However, the result is the same.
So my question is how I can still just include the header file only without the path".
Use this in your pro file:
INCLUDEPATH += inc
Creator's code model uses the INCLUDEPATH set in your .pro file (or whatever other build system you use;-). If that is that wrongly, then the highlighting will also fail.
In that case a build should also fail:-)
It works. Thanks all. Btw, If I want to include another directory, I still need to manually edit INCLUDEPATH in the project file, right? Can it be done in creator IDE?
No, creator does not have a UI for that. The build systems are so complex that any UI will work in 90% of the cases and then fail horribly for the rest. From my experience users will then avoid the UI because it "always" fails for them.
You are a developer, I am sure you can deal with text files;-)
ok thank you very much