[Solved] Newly defined build kit is not available in the kit selection
Dear Qt community,
I have some trouble with using a user definded build kit in Qt Creator 3.2.0. My goal is to compile my project using the msvc2013 compiler and target a windows 32 bit platform. Thus under kits, I added a new kit and configured it. By default the QT 32bit version compiled with msvc2013, was not installed on my system. Thus I downloaded it from the QT webpage and installed it. Now, I could add it manually by selecting the appropriate qmake file in the Qt-version field. Afterwards it showed "QT 5.3.1 (msvc2013)". In addition I selected the msvc2013 32 bit compiler which was already installed with visual studio express 2013. The complete configuration is:
- Name: Desktop QT 5.3.1 MSVC2013 32 bit
- File system name:
- device type: Desktop
- device: local Pc
- Compiler: Microsoft Visual C++ Compiler 12.0 (x86)
- Debugger: Automatic determined CDB ...\WindowsKits\8.1\Debuggers\x86\cdb.exe
- Qt-Version: Qt 5.3.1 (mscv 2013)
This kit configuration does not show any error symbol. However, when I want to select the kit to build the project, it does not show up in the kit selection. Does anybody have an idea why I cannot select this kit? Thanks in advance you for help.
Hi, and welcome to the Qt Dev Net!
How did you open the dialog to select the kit?
If you create a new project using "File" -> "New File or Project..." -> "Applications" -> "Qt Widgets Application" are you able to see the kit?
If not, click on "Projects" button on the left of your screen, then click "Add Kit". Can you see it now?
Yes, I see it now. My mistake seems to be that I did not add the kit to the project, but just created it with Extras->settings->settings and execution->kit->add. Do I get it right, that this way I only added a kit to the kits that are generally available, but not to the actual project?