[SOLVED] Qt Creator – Cannot find External Tools

  • I downloaded the SDK yesterday and used Qt Creator for the first time.
    I give the IDE two thumbs up, but I cannot find the external tools menu.

    Qt Creator documentation explains:

    You can change the configuration of preconfigured tools and configure additional tools in Qt Creator Options.

    The documentation shows 4 tabs: General, Keyboard, External Tools, MIME Types

    I'm using the LGPL Qt Creator 2.1.0 which only shows 2 tabs: General, Keyboard

    I like to set up a handful of external tools like AStyle. Does the LGPL version of Qt Creator not have this feature, or am I missing something?

    • Brian

    Windows XP Pro SP3
    MinGW 4.4
    Qt 4.7.2

  • QtCreator 2.2 Beta has the 4 tabs you need.

    Actually it is a new feature.

    bq. If you have other tools that you regularly use when working with Qt Creator, you should have a look at the new “external tool” integration.
    "Qt Creator 2.2 beta":http://labs.qt.nokia.com/2011/03/24/qt-creator-2-2-beta-release/

  • Thanks secretNinja.
    Qt Creator 2.1.83 (unstable) has the external tools feature. Very cool.

    If anyone else needs it, here's a link to "download Qt Creator unstable versions.":http://get.qt.nokia.com/qtcreator/snapshots/

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