Setting up OpenGL in Qt
In this recipe, we will learn how to set up OpenGL in Qt.
How to do it…
- First, let's create a new Qt widgets application by going to File | New File or Project.
- Next, we will remove the
mainwindow.uifile because we are not going to use it in this example. Right-click on the
mainwindow.uifile and select Remove File from the drop-down menu. Then, a message box will appear and ask for your confirmation. Tick Delete file permanently and press the OK button.
- After that, open up your project file (
.pro) and add the OpenGL module to your project by adding an
QT +=, like so:
QT += core gui opengl
- You also need to add another line in your project file so that it will load both the OpenGL and GLu (OpenGL Utilities ...