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Game Programming using Qt 5 Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Lorenz Haas, Witold Wysota, Pavel Strakhov

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Qt Creator's modes

After Qt Creator starts, you should be presented with the following screen:

The panel on the left allows you to switch between different modes of the IDE:

  • Welcome mode: Allows you to quickly open last sessions, projects, load examples, and tutorials.
  • Edit mode: The main mode used to edit the source code of your applications.
  • Design mode: Contains a visual form editor. Design mode is automatically activated when you create or open a Qt Widgets form file (.ui) or a QML form file (.ui.qml).
  • Debug mode: Automatically activated when you launch the application under debugger. It contains additional views for displaying the call ...

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