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Adding search directory in Qt IDE

  • I would like to add a very long path directly into my Qt project, so that I don't have to write something like:

    @#include "C:\dir1\dir2\dir3\dir4\dir5\dir6\dir7\dir8\my_header.hpp"@

    Can this be done using QTIDE?


  • Moderators

    This has nothing to do with Qt Creator. You need to add your header to INCLUDEPATH in you .pro file (if you are using qmake):

    Then, in your source file:
    #include "my_header.hpp"

    On a related note, don't use absolute paths in your source code! Make them relative to your project's root directory. Otherwise your code will not be useful on other machines.

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