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

Mark Gaiser markg85 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 14:32:44 CET 2013

On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 1:19 AM, Alan Alpert <416365416c at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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".

Nope, that works just fine. I figured out what went wrong. Will reply
in much more detail to Kai's post.
> --
> 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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