Commit 220132e7 authored by Eike Ziller's avatar Eike Ziller

Add changes file for 4.4

Change-Id: I655ce9fc0f82cd6632334d88fcac25aef6e150b8
Reviewed-by: Riitta-Leena Miettinen's avatarLeena Miettinen <>
Reviewed-by: Orgad Shaneh's avatarOrgad Shaneh <>
parent 3b22cd3e
Qt Creator version 4.4 contains bug fixes and new features.
The most important changes are listed in this document. For a complete
list of changes, see the Git log for the Qt Creator sources that
you can check out from the public Git repository. For example:
git clone git://
git log --cherry-pick --pretty=oneline origin/4.3..v4.4.0
* Added highlighting of search term in Locator results
* Added larger icons to `New` dialog
* Added locator input to extra editor and help windows (QTCREATORBUG-9696)
* Fixed theming of Debugger Console and TODO pane (QTCREATORBUG-17532)
* Added inline annotations for errors, warnings and bookmarks
* Added optional smooth scrolling when navigating within the same file
(for example with Locator or `Follow Symbol Under Cursor`)
* Added overridable `DeleteStartOfLine` and `DeleteEndOfLine` actions
* Added support for relative path to active project to `Advanced Find` >
`Files in File System` (QTCREATORBUG-18139)
* Added colors to default text editor scheme (the previous default is
available as `Default Classic`)
* FakeVim
* Fixed `gt`/`gT`/`:tabnext`/`:tabprevious`
All Projects
* Improved detection of cross-compilers
CMake Projects
* Added option to filter for CMake variables in build configuration
* Added warning when detecting `CMakeCache.txt` in source directory even though
build is configured for out-of-source build (QTCREATORBUG-18381)
* CMake >= 3.7
* Fixed that headers from top level directory were not shown in project tree
Qbs Projects
* Re-added `Qbs install` deploy step (QTCREATORBUG-17958)
* Added `rebuild` and `clean` actions to products and subprojects
C++ Support
* Added option to rename files when renaming symbol using same name
* Added auto-insertion of matching curly brace (QTCREATORBUG-15073)
* Fixed that C++ and Qt keywords were considered keywords in C files
* Fixed highlighting of raw string literals (QTCREATORBUG-17720)
* Fixed `Add #include` refactoring action for static functions
* Clang Code Model
* Added highlighting of identifier under cursor, which was still
delegated to built-in code model
* Improved order of items in completion list
* Fixed function signature hint when completing constructors and functors
* Fixed that completing function pointer was adding parentheses
* Fixed completion inside function template (QTCREATORBUG-17222)
* Fixed wrong column number with non-ASCII characters (QTCREATORBUG-16775)
* Fixed highlighting of primitive types and operators (QTCREATORBUG-17867)
* Fixed highlighting of partial template specializations
* Fixed highlighting of functions in `using` declarations
* Fixed that keywords were highlighted in preprocessor directives
* Built-in Code Model
* Fixed completion of STL containers (QTCREATORBUG-1892)
QML Support
* Updated QML parser to newer QML version (QTCREATORBUG-17842)
* Fixed support for `long double` (QTCREATORBUG-18023)
* Added support for extra debugging helpers and debugging helper
* Added warning if run configuration uses unsupported shell command
Version Control Systems
* Fixed format of visual whitespace in blame, log and git rebase editors
* Git
* Improved branch listing in `Show` (QTCREATORBUG-16949)
* Gerrit
* Added validation of server certificate when using REST API
* Fixed that non-Gerrit remotes were shown in `Push to Gerrit` dialog
* ClearCase
* Disabled by default
Diff Viewer
* Fixed state of actions in `Edit` menu
* Fixed that context information for chunks was not shown in side-by-side view
* Fixed that UI blocked when showing very large diffs
Test Integration
* Added view with complete, unprocessed test output
* Made it possible to enable and disable all tests using a specific test
* QTest
* Added option to run verbose and with logging of signals and slots
(`-vb` and `-vs`)
* Added option for using a different AStyle configuration file
* Added option for fallback style for `clang-format`
Platform Specific
* Removed support for Windows CE
* Added option to run commands before app starts and after app stopped
* Fixed state of actions in `Edit` menu in text based manifest editor
* Added UI for managing simulator devices (QTCREATORBUG-17602)
Remote Linux
* Added support for `ssh-agent` (QTCREATORBUG-16245)
Credits for these changes go to:
Alessandro Portale
Alexander Drozdov
Andre Hartmann
André Pönitz
Christian Kandeler
Christian Stenger
Daniel Teske
David Schulz
Eike Ziller
Felix Kälberer
Florian Apolloner
Friedemann Kleint
Ivan Donchevskii
Jake Petroules
Jaroslaw Kobus
Jesus Fernandez
Jochen Becher
Jörg Bornemann
Kai Köhne
Leandro T. C. Melo
Leena Miettinen
Lorenz Haas
Marco Benelli
Marco Bubke
Mitch Curtis
Montel Laurent
Nikita Baryshnikov
Nikolai Kosjar
Orgad Shaneh
Przemyslaw Gorszkowski
Robert Löhning
Serhii Moroz
Tasuku Suzuki
Thiago Macieira
Thomas Hartmann
Tim Jenssen
Tobias Hunger
Tomasz Olszak
Tor Arne Vestbø
Ulf Hermann
Vikas Pachdha
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