[Interest] qtcreator, find scope, and git grep

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Jul 8 09:19:23 CEST 2016

On quinta-feira, 7 de julho de 2016 13:34:19 PDT Alan Ezust wrote:
> Playing around with QtCreator 4.0.3, and I noticed I can choose to use
> "git grep" for searching through files if the "Scope:" is set to "Files in
> file system", which is nice.
> But why, if I set the "scope" to 'Project "MyProjectName"', does the "Use
> Git Grep" choice disappear from the form?

Git grep uses git to search files on the filesystem. Project search searches 
only files in the project.

I'd say that Git grep shouldn't be a checkbox, but another entry in the drop-
down list.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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