Mac - qt 5.5 - theme - how to run qtcreator command in terminal



  • Hi all, I'm new to Qt and I have tried to set up a theme.
    I'm using Qt 5.5 for Mac OS X El Capitan.

    So far it is partial set up, as the project explorer and console are keeping the original settings.

    I tried this theme:
    https://github.com/mervick/Qt-Creator-Darcula

    Yet a the phase "- And run qtcreator -color "#2b2b2b" -stylesheet /path/to/dracula.css" I am unable to do it.

    I tried running it from terminal, but it states "-bash: qtcreator: command not found".

    An example of how to give arguments to Qt start.. but I need specifics, as again I don't know where to give the arguments.
    Any help or links are much appreciated.



  • @xCodez

    Did you add the directory where the qtcreator binary is located to your path variable?
    What is the output of which qtcreator ?

    If this returns nothing, then try to run it with
    /path/to/qtcreator -color "#2b2b2b" -stylesheet /path/to/dracula.css



  • I really appreciate your time.

    In terminal 'which qtcreator' returns nothing.
    I have copied the .css file in '.config/QtProject/qtcreator/styles'.

    The issue is that I cannot find where/how to set arguments to Qt when it starts.
    I have a coupe of days through the Qt documentation and google-ing. I cannot provide screen shots here in the forum..

    Should I change that in the .ini file? If so, then where I need to do it.

    I'm not sure if I give the correct path here (it's dragged to the terminal so there are no spelling mistakes):

    Hs-iMac:~ hibonda$ /Users/hibonda/Qt/QtCreator.app -color "#2b2b2b" -stylesheet /Users/hibonda/.config/QtProject/qtcreator/styles/dracula.css
    -bash: /Users/hibonda/Qt/QtCreator.app: is a directory

    I am running the program from QtCreator.app, therefore I don't know what am I doing wrong here..


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Hi and welcome to devnet,

    The path to the actually binary is Qt\ Creator.app/Contents/MacOS/Qt\ Creator



  • Wow! that was the path! very accurate!

    So for anyone else seeking for this :

    /Users/yourName/Qt/QtCreator.app/Contents/MacOS/Qt\ Creator -color "#2b2b2b" -stylesheet /Users/yourName/.config/QtProject/qtcreator/styles/dracula.css

    This is the correct path (to be run in terminal).


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    Good

    Since you have it working now, please mark the thread as solved using the "Topic Tool" button so that other forum users may know a solution has been found :)


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