Doc: Describe CMake setting groups and changing setting type

Change-Id: I4ea68fa3075caf316c2d88b94b8c48266a9879f7
Reviewed-by: Tobias Hunger's avatarTobias Hunger <tobias.hunger@qt.io>
parent 7f9332db
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\image qtcreator-cmake-build-settings.png
To view all settings, select the \uicontrol Advanced check box.
Setting names with a common prefix (up to the first underscore character)
are grouped under the prefix. To view all settings, select the
\uicontrol Advanced check box.
To add build settings, select \uicontrol Add, and then select the type of
the setting that you are adding: \uicontrol Boolean, \uicontrol String,
\uicontrol Directory, or \uicontrol File.
To modify the value of a build setting, select it, and then select
\uicontrol Edit. The new value is displayed in italics until you save the
changes by selecting \uicontrol {Apply Configuration Changes}. Any
configuration change might trigger a follow-up configuration change, so keep
saving until no more values are displayed in italics.
To change the type of the selected setting, select
\uicontrol {Force to bool}, \uicontrol {Force to file},
\uicontrol {Force to directory}, or \uicontrol {Force to string}.
To modify the value of a build setting, double-click it, or select it,
and then select \uicontrol Edit. To save the changes, select
\uicontrol {Apply Configuration Changes}. Keep in mind that a
configuration change might trigger a follow-up configuration change.
To remove a setting, select \uicontrol Unset.
To reset the changes that you made, select \uicontrol Reset.
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