Commit c13e5bf2 authored by Eike Ziller's avatar Eike Ziller

Add changes file for 4.5

Change-Id: Ib30122c6fc5b14226a1560bc1e31e99f6930266c
Reviewed-by: Riitta-Leena Miettinen's avatarLeena Miettinen <>
parent 3d5b077d
Qt Creator version 4.5 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/4.4..v4.5.0
* Implemented "fuzzy" camel case lookup similar to code completion for locator
* Changed `File System` pane to tree view with top level directory selectable
from `Computer`, `Home`, `Projects`, and individual project root directories
* Added shortcut for sorting selected lines
All Projects
* Added progress indicator to project tree while project is parsed
* Added support for changing the maximum number of lines shown in compile output
CMake Projects
* Added groups to CMake configuration UI
* Added option to change configuration variable types
* Fixed that value was removed when renaming configuration variable
C++ Support
* Fixed lookup of functions that differ only in const-ness of arguments
* Fixed detection of macros defined by tool chain for `C`
* Fixed that `Refactoring` context menu blocked UI while checking for available
* Clang Code Model
* Added sanity check to `Clang Code Model Warnings` option
* Fixed completion in `std::make_unique` and `std::make_shared` constructors
* Fixed that function argument completion switched selected overload back to
default after typing comma (QTCREATORBUG-11688)
* Improved auto-detection to include versioned binaries and cross-compilers
QML Support
* Added wizards with different starting UI layouts
Python Support
* Added simple code folding
* Changed pretty printing of `QFlags` and bitfields to hexadecimal
* Fixed `Run in terminal` for debugging external application
* LLDB / macOS
* Added pretty printing of Core Foundation and Foundation string-like types
QML Profiler
* Improved robustness when faced with invalid data
Qt Quick Designer
* Added option to only show visible items in navigator
Version Control Systems
* Added query for saving modified files before opening commit editor
* Clang Format
* Added action `Disable Formatting for Selected Text`
* Changed formatting without selection to format the syntactic entity
around the cursor
Model Editor
* Added support for custom relations
SCXML Editor
* Fixed crash after warnings are removed
Platform Specific
* Fixed that environment variable keys were converted to upper case in build
and run configurations (QTCREATORBUG-18915)
* Fixed several issues when using case sensitive file systems while `File system
case sensitivity` is set to `Case Insensitive` (QTCREATORBUG-17929,
* Removed support for local deployment (QTBUG-62995)
* Removed support for Ant
* Improved checks for minimum requirements of Android tools (QTCREATORBUG-18837)
Universal Windows Platform
* Fixed deployment on Windows 10 Phone emulator
Credits for these changes go to:
Alessandro Portale
Alexander Volkov
Andre Hartmann
André Pönitz
Christian Kandeler
Christian Stenger
Claus Steuer
Daniel Trevitz
David Schulz
Eike Ziller
Friedemann Kleint
Ivan Donchevskii
Jake Petroules
Jaroslaw Kobus
Jochen Becher
Knud Dollereder
Laurent Montel
Marco Benelli
Marco Bubke
Mitch Curtis
Nikita Baryshnikov
Nikolai Kosjar
Oliver Wolff
Orgad Shaneh
Robert Löhning
Ryuji Kakemizu
Samuel Gaist
Serhii Moroz
Thiago Macieira
Thomas Hartmann
Tim Jenssen
Tobias Hunger
Ulf Hermann
Vikas Pachdha
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