[Qt-creator] Qt creator 2.5 code autocomplete - syntax hinting - 'intellisense'

André Pönitz andre.poenitz at mathematik.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed Jul 18 17:44:48 CEST 2012

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 11:19:37AM +0200, Patryk Małek wrote:
> Hello everyone, 
> I have just started to use Qt Creator 2.5 on linux (ubuntu 12.04) last
> week for my C++ project ( standard C++ project without Qt framework,
> using cmake and make). I have used it a few years ago and now I have
> came back to it.
> I really, REALLY like Qt Creator but I think it might/should get an
> improvement of syntax hints/autocomplete. 
> For instance, when one type std::vector<int>:: , Qt creator will not
> prompt possible options like e.g. ::iterator or ::const::iterator.
> Other IDEs like Netbeans, Eclipse or Visual Studio show possible
> options correctly. The same problem occurs when one for instance has
> a, let's say std::vector<MyObject *>, when you try then to access
> MyObject's instance (contained in the vector) methods you will not get
> the autocompletion. Is there a way somehow to get it 'upgraded' ? 

There is the wip/clang branch aiming at using clang as C++ parser
for Creator. For reference, see


and the thread on this list around



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