Commit ad80569c authored by Leena Miettinen's avatar Leena Miettinen
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Doc: changes to opening projects

Reviewed-by: dt
parent e0d6027e
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the information again in the \gui {Project Setup} dialog.
The \gui {Project Setup} dialog displays a list of development environments for
target platforms (such as desktop, Maemo devices, and Symbian devices) that are
target platforms (such as desktop, Maemo5 devices, and Symbian devices) that are
installed on the development PC. Select the Qt versions that you want to use to build
the project for each target.
\image qtcreator-open-project-targets.png "Target Setup dialog"
The status \gui New indicates that Qt Creator did not find an existing build
for a particular development environment (Qt version) and target. Therefore,
Qt Creator starts out from a clean slate, and creates a new build in the directory
listed in the \gui {Build Directory} field.
If Qt Creator cannot find an existing build for a particular development
environment (Qt version) and target, it starts out from a clean slate, and
creates a new build in the specified directory. Qt Creator suggests a name
and location for the directory that you can change.
By default, Qt Creator does a \l{glossary-shadow-build}{shadow build} and also
creates the directory. However, shadow building is not supported for the Symbian
target.
Devices target.
If you have built the project before, Qt Creator can use the existing build
configuration to make the exact same build as found in the directory available to
Qt Creator. The \gui Status column displays the status \gui Import if Qt creator
found an existing build of the project. The status is displayed for each
available development environment.
Qt Creator.
If you know you have a build, but it is not listed, click \gui {Import Existing
Shadow Build} to locate it. Select a directory, and Qt Creator scans it (including
If you know you have a build, but it is not listed, click \gui {Add Build}
to locate it. Select a directory, and Qt Creator scans it (including
subdirectories) for additional builds of the project. Qt Creator adds the found
builds to the target list with \gui Import status.
builds to the target list.
You can edit the build configuration later. For more information, see
\l{Editing Build Configurations}.
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to open.
\o In the \gui {Project Setup} dialog, select the Qt versions to use as
build targets for your project, and click \gui{Next}.
build targets for your project, and click \gui{Finish}.
\note If you have only one development environment installed, this dialog
is skipped.
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