How do we know Qt Assistant code from Qt source code



  • Hi

    i want to know how do we view Assistant code from Qt source code, as i have successfully compiled the Qt source code as mentioned in one of the earlier posts.

    Queries regarding the running the init-repository after downloading the Qt source codes which is solved.

    is qtdoc is the modules for Qt Assistant.?.


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  • Hi,

    i found the documentation how to build docs.

    i have a queries related to docs,
    i have made source directory and build directory separate.

    so i have to use the respective commands in build directory, to build the docs.?.

    and another query is qdoc separate from qtbase?.
    for documentation related we need to use qtdoc module?

    Thanks,



  • I found the document in qtbase module regarding the instructions to be followed for compiling Qt Documentation.

    question is from which directory i should run qt source directory or qt-build directory?.


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    Hi,

    The build directory. Run make docs at the root of the build directory if you want to generate the documentation of all the modules you built.



  • @SGaist

    Thanks for the answer i used the command make docs in qt-build directory and the docs are generated in the respective path

    /root/qt-build/qtbase/doc , the doc folder got created . in build directory.

    is the documentation generated?.


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    It should be yes.

    Note: don't develop as root. It's a very bad idea.



  • @SGaist

    i have compiled qt5 source code and qt-build in root only, will it affect?.

    and one more question is how to get it to Qt creator, is my question correct.?.


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    What do you mean by "will it affect" ?

    Add Qt versions to Qt Creator



  • @SGaist

    affecting means , affecting the source code and the build of the qt source code?.

    yes @SGaist, i have configured the kit of my built qt source code. as mentioned in my previous post.

    Queries regarding the running the init-repository after downloading the Qt source code

    as mentioned early in this topics i used make docs command.

    i found in the read me text file, the below sections.

    Building the qdocconf File
    Building using make
    Building Qt Documentation
    Packaging the Documentation

    i have used one method of using the make command,
    QDoc and the configuration file (qdocconf) file. should i use the steps after make docs command.?.

    Please guide me.


  • Lifetime Qt Champion

    No, the source code is just text files. What is going to happen is that everything that would usually fail as a normal user like accessing protected files (e.g. calling delete on /) won't even trigger a warning.

    The documentation has been built. What you have to do now is tell Qt Creator where to find it.



  • @raven-worx
    @SGaist

    Thanks for the solution.
    Qt Documentation got generated. I have addded .qch files to Qt Creator and Qt Assisstant.

    Now using the custom built Assisstant.

    Thanks.


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