[Interest] Is this working for anyone, making a QML extension.

Alan Alpert 416365416c at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 01:19:54 CET 2013

My guess is that "importPaths" in the .qmlproject file never got
hooked up for qmlscene. Try setting the import path and running the
file manually, i.e. "qml -I /your/long/import/path yourQmlFile.qml".

Alan Alpert

On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Mark Gaiser <markg85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I guess i'm doing something horribly wrong, but i never hurts to ask a
> confirmation here.
> I'm making a QML extension (using 5.2 stable branch and QtCreator
> 3.0). Somehow i keep getting: "module "<module name>" is not
> installed". The paths are right, QtCreator is even highlighting them
> as if it found them without an issue and property completion works
> just fine as well.
> Here are the steps to reproduce this.
> 1. Create a new empty QML project file. (slightly more is needed later on)
> 2. Create a new library project (Qt Quick 2 Extension Plugin). Go
> through the wizard and remember the names you type in. Specifically
> the module name.
> 3. Compile the just created library and add the path where it placed
> the library and qmldir file in your your qmlproject from step 1 under:
> importPaths: [ "/your/long/import/path" ]
> 4. In step 1 you should also end up with a QML file (your main QML
> file). Open it and add an import line to your newly created library
> 5. Still in that QML file, QtCreator should think a bit and figure out
> that it can find the import and highlight it as other imports are.
> Aka, no red underline anymore.
> 6. run it
> If i do that i get the "module is not installed" line every time.
> But i DON'T get that line from modules that are installed by KDE or
> ones that i made myself. The only difference there is CMake rather
> then QMake.. I wonder if that could make a difference?
> Please let me hear what your results are. It's a ~5 minute testcase.
> Cheers,
> Mark
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