[Qt-creator] Disabling bits of version control functionality

eike.ziller at nokia.com eike.ziller at nokia.com
Wed Feb 29 15:35:08 CET 2012

On 29 Feb 2012, at 15:01, ext Peter Pearson wrote:

> Hi,
> Using Qt Creator 2.4, is there any way to disable any of the version 
> control functionality?
> Specifically, when creating new source files or classes, Qt Creator 
> always by default specifies to add it to source control, which I never 
> want - I have to select "None" each time I add a file.
> Similarly, whenever I remove (and delete) files from Qt Creator in the 
> Projects Tree view, even if the file isn't under source control, Qt 
> Creator asks me if I want to remove the file from the version control 
> system.
> Is there any way currently to disable both of these things?

You can disable all version control plugins through turning off all items in Help > About Plugins > Version Control (and restart).
That won't remove the source control UI from the wizards, but it can only default to None then ;)
(though Qt Creator should probably remember your choice there too)

> I guess the fact that Qt Creator asks to remove the file from version 
> control when it isn't could maybe be classed as a bug?

Sounds like it, yes.

Br, Eike

Eike Ziller
Principal Software Engineer

Nokia, Qt Development Frameworks

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