[PySide] Qt Creator and virtualenv

Jens Lindgren jens.lindgren.vfx at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 10:13:45 CET 2020

Just activate your virtual env in a terminal and then launch Qt Creator
from that terminal. Then Creator will have that environment.


On Sun, Feb 23, 2020 at 1:24 PM info at mycontent.gr <info at mycontent.gr> wrote:

> Dear all,
> Is there a way to activate a Python virtual environment inside Qt
> Creator, i.e. ensure that all the different commands that Qt Creator is
> issuing to prepare/analyse/build the current project are run inside a
> specific virtualenv?
> I encounter this problem while trying to use Shiboken/PySide in order to
> create a scriptable application. I can successfully compile and run the
> "scriptableapplication" example from Pyside, across Windows, OSX and
> Linux, using CMake. But when I try to use Qt Creator and qmake, and open
> the scriptableapplication.pro project in Qt Creator, I get the following
> message:
>      Unable to locate shiboken2-generator. Did you forget to activate
> your virtualenv?
> which is indeed true, the virtualenv is not activated for the shell
> commands that Qt Creator is issuing.
> Thank you for your help.
> Kind regards,
> George Christodoulides
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Jens Lindgren
VFX Supervisor & Lead TD
Magoo 3D Studios <http://www.magoo3dstudios.com/>
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