Perforce is a fast software configuration management system developed by Perforce Software.
Since Qt Creator 4.9, the Perforce plugin is disabled by default. To enable it, select Help > About Plugins > Version Control > Perforce. Then select Restart Now to restart Qt Creator and load the plugin.
In the Perforce options, 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.
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 Tools > Options > 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 changelists and the files in them, select Tools > Perforce > Describe.
By default, you are prompted to confirm that you want to submit changes. To suppress the prompt, select Tools > Options > Version Control > Perforce, and then deselect the Prompt on submit check box.
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