[Qt-creator] Qt Creator setting to open projects in new instance ?

Daniel Teske daniel.teske at nokia.com
Fri Jan 20 16:04:07 CET 2012

On Friday 20 Jan 2012 15:37:04 ext Ed Sutton wrote:
> Thank you for your help Daniel.
> - Under CentOS 5.3, double-clicking a Qt project opened a new Qt Creator
> instance which is the default behavior I expected. - Under Vista,
> double-clicking a *.pro project file displays a Qt dialog behaving as if
> it had been launched with the --client option.  The dialog says:
> "Could not send message"
> "Unable to send command line arguments to the already running instance.
> It appears to be not responding.  DO you want to start a new instance of
> Creator?" "Yes, Retry, No"
> At the time the dialog is displayed,  the project had already been added to
> my previous instance of Qt Creator. Answering Yes will start a second
> instance but now I will have the same project open in the original
> instance *and* the new instance.
That's a bug then. Please file it at bugreports.qt.nokia.com

> Hopefully whatever I did to solve this issue under 2.4 RC will come back to
> me.  As a work-around, I can launch the second instance of Qt Creator from
> my desktop shortcut which always creates a new instance and then manually
> load the project into this new instance.

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