[Qt-creator] Suggested improvement for QT creator

Eric Curtin ericcurtin17 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 12:59:40 CEST 2017

And also, I know I can set a keyboard shortcut for "Edit files...", but it's
still two actions instead of one because you have to click ok.

On 7 April 2017 at 11:53, Eric Curtin <ericcurtin17 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> Just some feedback on something that is not very intuitive on QT Creator that
> could be improved. I work on a project where we add new .cpp/.hpp files at least
> weekly. I also often switch branches in git to older or newer versions of our
> software, that may contain a different compostion of .cpp/.hpp files. Every time
> this happens, I right click the project, click "Edit files..." and click "Ok"
> and the new .cpp/.hpp files are added. I was using QT Creator quite a while
> before I learned this trick, it is not very intuitive, which is unlike QT
> Creator as it is really easy and simple to use in most use cases.
> Could this be made simpler? For an example if there was a shortcut for this like
> F4 or something to add new files that would be brilliant.
> P.S. I only give feedback on QT Creator because it's my favourite IDE and I want
> to keep using it. Please keep doing what you are doing!

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