[SOLVED] How use Qt in Visual Studio Code?


How do I use Qt in Visual Stuidio Code operating system Linux Mint 18?

Marketplace doesnt exist extension for Qt.
Maybe anyone knows more!

I meant that by type Qt AddIn


You should give a chance for this extension: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms-vscode.cpptools

With this, you can configure include paths for better IntelliSense results.

Configuring includePath

One way to configure e.g the QtCore module.

  1. Ctrl + Shift + p to open command palette
  2. Search for: C/Cpp: Edit Configurations
  3. You should have a new tab called: c_cpp_properties.json
  4. In configurations array you should edit the Linux section
  5. Add your paths in the includePath setting e.g: /usr/include/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt5/QtCore

For more check this: https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode-cpptools/blob/master/Documentation/Getting%20started.md

IntelliSense engines

We recommend using the “Default” engine for the best IntelliSense experience. However, it is possible to explicitly choose the IntelliSense engine by editing your user or workspace settings. The setting you should modify is C_Cpp.intelliSenseEngine

  • Default – Visual Studio’s IntelliSense engine, which is the default engine that provides semantic-aware IntelliSense features
  • Tag Parser – the “fuzzy” IntelliSense engine that provides quick but “fuzzy” results, is used to provide the fallback experience if the default engine is

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Answered By – F. Norbert

Answer Checked By – Marie Seifert (BugsFixing Admin)

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