Getting Started

The main features of Qt VS Tools are:

  • Wizards for creating new Qt and Qt Quick projects and files.
  • Automated build setup for the Meta-Object Compiler (moc), User Interface Compiler (uic), and Resource Compiler (rcc).
  • Import and export of Qt project files (.pro) and project include files (.pri).
  • Automated conversion of a Qt VS Tools project to a qmake project, or the other way around.
  • Integrated Qt resource management.
  • Creating a Qt translation source (TS) file and starting Qt Linguist to translate the strings.
  • Starting Qt Designer to design widget-based UIs for applications.
  • Integrated Qt documentation.
  • Debugging extensions for Qt data types.

Install Qt VS Tools

In Microsoft Visual Studio, select Extensions > Manage Extensions > Online, and search for Qt Visual Studio Tools to install or update Qt VS Tools.

Add a Qt Version

To create a Qt VS Tools project, you must add at least one Qt version.

Create a Project

Follow the tutorials to create your first applications:

For all the options you have, see Creating Projects.

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