Commit 9205ea08 authored by Eike Ziller's avatar Eike Ziller

Add changes file for 4.1.0

Change-Id: I3a889c47c5a1993b5fbee7889aac6243a3e44dde
Reviewed-by: Eike Ziller's avatarEike Ziller <>
parent 561841b9
Qt Creator version 4.1 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/4.0..v4.1.0
* Added `Flat Dark` and `Flat Light` themes
* Added `Ctrl+N` and `Ctrl+P` shortcuts for navigating in Locator
* Added experimental support for the `Nim` programming language
* Added automatic release of resources for unmodified documents that have
not been visible a long time (QTCREATORBUG-10016)
* Added separate options for automatically inserted characters
* Added highlighting of automatically inserted characters
* Added option for skipping automatically inserted character, and changed
it to do this only as long as the cursor stays before it
* Fixed that replacing could change the selection (QTCREATORBUG-15623)
All Projects
* Improved feedback when build results in errors and there
are issues with the kit (QTCREATORBUG-16079)
* Fixed issue with building in paths with non-ASCII characters
* Fixed that `%{buildDir}` and `%{sourceDir}` stopped working in
run configurations (QTCREATORBUG-16338)
QMake Projects
* Added `Duplicate File` to context menu in project tree (QTCREATORBUG-15952)
* Added `QtWebEngine` to modules list
* Changed `Run Qmake` from `qmake -r` to `qmake && make qmake_all` for Qt 5
* Fixed renaming files used in QRC files (QTCREATORBUG-15786)
CMake Projects
* Improved parsing of errors
* Added workaround for CMake issue that include paths are in random order
* Added option for disabling automatic running of CMake to Build & Run > CMake
* Fixed that CMake was automatically run even if the Qt Creator application
is not in the foreground (QTCREATORBUG-16354)
Qbs Projects
* Added support for `qtcRunnable` property, similar to `qtc_runnable` for
Qmake projects
C++ Support
* Added separate highlighting for function declarations and usages
* Added highlighting option for global variables
* Added coding style option for preferring getters with `get`
* Fixed parsing of `-std=gnu++XX` option (QTCREATORBUG-16290)
* Fixed refactoring of methods with ref-qualifier
QML Support
* Added formal parameters of JavaScript functions to outline and Locator
* Added support for copying selected values from `Locals and Expressions`
* Fixed jumping to address in binary editor (QTCREATORBUG-11064)
* Fixed that `qint8` values where shown as unsigned values
QML Profiler
* Improved progress information
* Improved performance when many events are involved
Qt Quick Designer
* Added support for Qt Quick Controls 2 styles
* Added `Move to Component` action
* Added `Add new Signal Handler` action
* Improved performance
* Improved error dialog (QTCREATORBUG-15772)
* Fixed crumble bar for component navigation
* Fixed that `Connections` was not allowed in `.ui.qml` files
* Fixed crashes with spaces in properties (QTCREATORBUG-16059)
* Fixed that child items of `State` were rendered (QTCREATORBUG-13003)
Version Control Systems
* Git
* Added date and time information to branch dialog
* Added support for running `git blame` only on selected lines
* Fixed that branch dialog suggested existing branch name for new branch
* Added conflicted files to file list in submit editor
Test Integration
* Fixed that test case summary stayed visible even if no entries matched
the applied filter
* Fixed parsing of failure location for Google Test on Windows
* Added expansion of `~` in file names (QTCREATORBUG-11160)
Model Editor
* Added zooming of diagrams
* Added option to automatically format files on save
* Uncrustify
* Fixed issues with non-C++ files (QTCREATORBUG-15575)
Platform Specific
* Added detection of MSVC amd64_x86 toolchain
* Fixed include search order with frameworks (QTCREATORBUG-11599)
Remote Linux
* Added support for TCP/IP forward tunneling with SSH
* Fixed that deployment could fail if device and host are in same WiFi network
* Fixed missing human readable error messages (QTCREATORBUG-16328)
Credits for these changes go to:
Albert Astals Cid
Alessandro Portale
Alexander Drozdov
Andre Hartmann
André Pönitz
Antoine Poliakov
Arnold Dumas
BogDan Vatra
Christian Kandeler
Christian Stenger
Cristian Adam
David Schulz
Dmitry Ashkadov
Eike Ziller
Erik Verbrüggen
Filippo Cucchetto
Finn Brudal
Georger Araújo
Jake Petroules
Jaroslaw Kobus
Jean Gressmann
Jochen Becher
Leena Miettinen
Lorenz Haas
Lukas Holecek
Marco Benelli
Marco Bubke
Marc Reilly
Mashrab Kuvatov
Maurice Kalinowski
Nikita Baryshnikov
Nikolai Kosjar
Orgad Shaneh
Oswald Buddenhagen
Philip Lorenz
Robert Löhning
Takumi ASAKI
Thiago Macieira
Thomas Hartmann
Tim Jenssen
Tobias Hunger
Ulf Hermann
Victor Heng
Vikas Pachdha
Vlad Seryakov
Wolfgang Bremer
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