[Qt-creator] How to provide Doxygen-style documentation to QtCreator Help

Ziller Eike Eike.Ziller at digia.com
Thu Dec 19 15:45:48 CET 2013

On Dec 19, 2013, at 2:50 PM, David Kaspar <dkaspar at blackberry.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> We are having a set of libraries that provide C++ and QML API. The 
> documentation of those libraries are written in Doxygen style. We would 
> like to integrate this documentation into QtCreator, so it would be 
> available to  QtCreator Help, Qt Assistant and features. Is it possible 
> to implement a QtCreator plugin or use any conversion tool that would 
> allow us to feed this Doxygen-style documentation to QtCreator?
> Right now I see that I would have to "manually" create mylib.qhp file 
> for each library and then run "qhelpgenerator mylib.qhp" to generate 
> .qch files that is used by QtCreator. Is there any other/better way to 
> do it?

Doxygen can do it:


See the QHP, QHG and QCH tags.

Br, Eike

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