[Qt-creator] Suggested improvement for QT creator

Orgad Shaneh orgads at gmail.com
Mon Apr 24 14:29:42 CEST 2017

What project type do you use?

This can be easily done with qbs using wildcards:

Product {

    Depends { name: "cpp" }

    files: [





- Orgad

On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 1:53 PM, 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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