Start Qt Designer

To start Qt Designer:

  • Go to Extensions > Qt VS Tools > Launch Qt Designer.
  • Double-click a .ui file in the Solution Explorer.

By default, Qt Designer opens in Visual Studio. To open it as a stand-alone application, select Detach.

To run Qt Designer in a separate window by default:

  1. Go to Extensions > Qt VS Tools > Options > Qt > General > Qt Designer.

    {Qt General Options}

  2. Set Run in detached window to True.

See also Create UI form files and Qt Designer Manual.

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