qbs config-ui [--settings-dir <directory>] [--system]


Opens the Qbs Settings application for managing Qbs settings, such as preferences and profiles, in a hierarchical view. This makes it easier to manage a large number of settings than using the config command from the command line.

For more information, see Configuring Profiles and Preferences.


--settings-dir <directory>

Reads all settings (such as profile information) from the specified <directory>. If the directory does not exist, it will be created.

The default value is system-specific. For example:

  • Linux: $HOME/.config/QtProject/qbs
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\QtProject\qbs
  • macOS: $HOME/Library/Preferences/qbs


Instructs the tool to work on the system-level settings. Otherwise, the user-level settings are presented.


Displays help for the command.


Opens Qbs Settings:

qbs config-ui

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