[Qt-creator] webkitwidgets: unknown module

Ziller Eike Eike.Ziller at digia.com
Thu Apr 17 08:06:19 CEST 2014

On Apr 16, 2014, at 6:59 PM, Vitali Baumtrok <aedit at baumtrok.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to compile a project that uses the class QWebView, but I get the 
> message "Project ERROR: Unknown module(s) in QT: webkitwidgets".
> I had previously a Qt version installed with the online-installer. It 
> worked, i.e. it compiled correctly. Bet then I messed around with other 
> versions and the packet-manager and it stopped working.
> Basically, I want to make WebKit work with a manually compiled Qt Creator.
> OS: Linux Mint
> Qt: 5.3.0
> Qt Creator: 3.1.81
> I compiled Qt with
>   ./init-repository
>   ./configure -developer-build
>   make
> and Qt Creator I compiled with
>   qmake qtcreator.pro -recursive
>   make
> In Qt Creator I set the QMake-Path to the compiled qmake and added "QT 
> += webkitwidgets" to the *.pro file.

Did you also set the Kit to use that Qt version?

You might need += webkit too?

Br, Eike

> I hope if you tell me how Qt Creator look for the modules or what 
> packages are needed to make WebKit available, I will be able to resolve 
> this issue.
> Thank you in advance.
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