Qt project basic structure

First, start Qt Creator.

By default, Qt Creator is configured to use and generate lowercase filenames (such as mainwindow.cpp). As this book is using the Pascal case (that is, MainWindow.cpp), you should disable it. Uncheck the Tools | Options... | C++ | File Naming | Lower case file names option.

You can now create a new Qt project via FileNew File or ProjectApplicationQt Widgets ApplicationChoose.

The wizard will then guide you through four steps:

  1. Location: Choose a project name and location
  2. Kits: Target platforms that your project aims at (Desktop, Android, and so on)
  3. Details: Input base class information and a name for the generated class
  4. Summary: Allows you to configure your new project as a subproject ...

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