Configuring Projects

When you install Qt for a development or target platform, such as Linux, macOS, Windows, Android or QNX, Qt Online Installer creates kits for the development targets.

Select the kits to use for a project in the Configure Projects view when you open the project for the first time. At least one kit must be active.

To maintain the list of active kits for a currently open project, switch to the Projects mode by pressing Ctrl+5.

{Sidebar in the Projects mode}

To specify build or run settings for a kit, select Build or Run below the kit name.

Overriding Global Preferences

In Project Settings, you can override global preferences for the project:

If you have multiple projects open in Qt Creator, select the project to configure in Active Project.

See also Activate kits for a project, Open projects, Specifying Build Settings, and Specifying Run Settings.

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