Commit fb56b74e authored by Leena Miettinen's avatar Leena Miettinen
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Doc - Update Setting Up Debugger section.

Reviewed-by: Friedemann Kleint
Reviewed-by: Espen Riskedal
parent a5458c88
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\l{http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx} \l{http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/default.aspx}
{Microsoft Developer Network}. {Microsoft Developer Network}.
The pre-built \e{Qt SDK for Windows} makes use \note Visual Studio does not include the Debugging tools needed,
of the library if it is present on the system. When building Qt and therefore, you must install them separately.
Creator using the Microsoft Visual C++ Compiler, the
\c{"%ProgramFiles%\Debugging Tools for Windows"} path is
checked to ensure that all required header files are there.
You must also add the Symbol Server provided by Microsoft to the symbol The pre-built \e{Qt SDK for Windows} makes use
search path of the debugger. For more information, see of the library if it is present on the system. When manually building Qt
Creator using the Microsoft Visual C++ Compiler, the build process checks
for the required files in \c{"%ProgramFiles%\Debugging Tools for Windows"}.
It is highly recommended that you add the Symbol Server provided by Microsoft to the symbol
search path of the debugger. The Symbol Server provides you
with debugging informaton for the operating system libraries for debugging
Windows applications. For more information, see
\l{Setting the Symbol Server in Windows}. \l{Setting the Symbol Server in Windows}.
\row \row
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and select \gui{Symbol Server...}. and select \gui{Symbol Server...}.
\o Select a directory where you want to store the cached information \o Select a directory where you want to store the cached information
and click \gui OK. and click \gui OK.
Use a subfolder in a temporary directory, such as
\c {C:\temp\symbolcache}.
\endlist \endlist
\note Populating the cache might take a long time on a slow network
connection.
\omit In v2.1 and later:
\note The first time you start debugging by using the
Debugging tools for Windows, Qt Creator prompts you to add the Symbol
Server.
\endomit
*/ */
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