Convert solutions to latest Qt/MSBuild format

To further develop existing solutions that have old Qt/MSbuild project format, convert them to the supported project format version:

  1. Open the solution.
  2. Select Update.

    {Opening a solution with old project format}

  3. If you don't see the message, right-click the solution and go to Qt > Convert custom build steps to Qt/MSBuild in the context menu.

Filter legacy projects within solutions

If the solution contains several Qt projects, select Legacy Project Filter on the Solution Explorer toolbar to filter the projects that have the old format.

{Legacy Project Filter button}

See also Build solutions that have Qt/MSBuild format 2 and Building.

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