Perforce is a fast software configuration management system developed by Perforce Software.
To enable the Perforce plugin:
- Select Help > About Plugins > Version Control > Perforce.
- Select Restart Now to restart Qt Creator and load the plugin.
In the Perforce preferences, you can specify workspace details: P4 user, P4 client, and P4 port. To specify the details individually for several projects, use configuration files instead. Create a
p4config.txt configuration file for each project in the top level project directory, and run
p4 set P4CONFIG=p4config.txt once. You must deselect the Environment Variables check box.
In addition to the standard version control system functions described in Using Common Functions, you can select Tools > Perforce > Edit File to open a file for editing within the client workspace. By default, files are automatically opened for editing. To disable this feature, select Edit > Preferences > Version Control > Perforce, and then deselect the Automatically open files when editing check box.
To list files that are open for editing, select Tools > Perforce > Opened.
To group files for commit, select Tools > Perforce > Pending Changes.
To view information about change lists and the files in them, select Tools > Perforce > Describe.
By default, you must confirm that you want to submit changes. To suppress the confirmation prompt, select Edit > Preferences > Version Control > Perforce, and then deselect the Prompt on submit check box.
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