Commit 5e0e40cf authored by Kavindra Palaraja's avatar Kavindra Palaraja
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Fixes: More documentation on Locator and a screenshot for it.

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\o \bold{Qt Designer Integration}: User interface forms can be designed
within Qt Creator. Simply double-click on a \c{.ui} file within the
\gui{Project Explorer} to launch the integration.
\o \bold{Navigation tools}: Powerful navigation tools let the user
navigate around files and classes with minimal keystrokes.
\o \bold{Locator}: A powerful navigation tool that lets the user locate
files and classes using minimal keystrokes.
\o \bold{Support for qmake's .pro file format}: The project's \c{.pro}
file is used as a project description file.
\o \bold{Debugging Interface to GDB}: Applications can be debugged
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\title Navigating Quickly Around Your Code with Locator
With Qt Creator, navigating to different locations in your project or on
your disk -- such as files, classes and methods -- is trivial using
\gui Locator: a smart line edit at the bottom left of the application
your disk, e.g., files, classes, methods, etc., is trivial using
\gui Locator -- a smart line edit at the bottom left of Qt Creator's
\image qtcreator-locator.png
Suppose you would like to open your project's \c{main.cpp} file, click on
on the input field
To open for example the file \c{main.cpp} of your project, click into the
input field (or use \key{Ctrl+K} to get there), type the file name, and
finally press the \key{Return} key. The file will open in the editor.
You can also type only a part of a file name, and use the wildcard
characters \c{*} and \c{?} which match \c{any number of any characters} and
\c{any single character}, respectively - you will get a list of all matching
files to choose from.
\gui Locator or use \key{Ctrl+K}, type in the file name and then press
\key Return. The file will be opened in the editor. You can also type
part of a file name and use wildcard characters \c{*} and \c{?} to match
\e{any} number of \e{any} characters. A list of all files matching your
criteria will be displayed.
\gui Locator not only allows you to navigate files on disk but also other
"locations", which are organized with \bold{Filters}.
As mentioned above, files are not the only type of locations you can
jump to. The different types of locations are organized in what we
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