Commit c7514192 authored by Leena Miettinen's avatar Leena Miettinen Committed by Oswald Buddenhagen
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Update the Adding Plugins topic (now Adding Qt Creator Plugins) according to review comments.

parent 94355ea0
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\endlist
\o \l{Debugging}
\o \l{Using Version Control Systems}
\o \l{Adding Plugins}
\o \l{Adding Qt Designer Plugins}
\o \l{Tips and Tricks}
\o \l{Keyboard Shortcuts}
\o \l{Known Issues}
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\page adding-plugins.html
\nextpage creator-tips.html
\title Adding Plugins
\title Adding Qt Designer Plugins
You can use Qt APIs to create plugins that extend Qt applications. For
example, you can use plugins to add your own widgets to Qt Designer.
You can use Qt APIs to create plugins that extend Qt applications.
This allows you to add your own widgets to Qt Designer.
The most flexible way to include a plugin with an application is to compile it
into a dynamic library that is shipped separately, and detected and loaded at runtime.
In theory, you could also create plugins to extend Qt Creator functionality,
but you do not usually need to do so.
The applications can detect plugins that are stored in the standard plugin
subdirectories. To see a list of plugins loaded to Qt Creator, choose
\gui{Help > About Plugins}.
For more information on how to create and locate plugins and to
subdirectories. For more information on how to create and locate plugins and to
change the default plugin path, see \l{How to Create Qt Plugins}.
For more information about how to create plugins for Qt Designer, see
\l{Creating and Using Components for Qt Designer}.
\section1 Locating Qt Designer Plugins
Qt Designer fetches plugins from the standard locations and loads the plugins
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\c {%SDK%\qt\plugins\designer}. To check which plugins were loaded successfully and which
failed, choose \gui{Help > About Plugins}.
For more information about how to create Qt Designer plugins, see
\l{Creating and Using Components for Qt Designer}.
\section1 Matching Build Keys
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