Wang Wang - 3 years ago 181
C++ Question

how to check QT_VERSION to include different header?

Qt4 and Qt5 have different organization of header files. So I need to check the qt version to include different things, for example:

#if QT_VERSION >= 0x050000
#include <QtMultimedia>

however, this seems does not work. The QT_VERSION has not been defined. How can I solve this problem?

Answer Source

As @Tay2510 commented, QT_VERSION is declared inside of <QtGlobal>. As a result, you must type #include <QtGlobal> or another header that includes <QtGlobal>, before the version dependent preprocessor directives.

<QObject> and <QCoreApplication> may also be used to access QT_VERSION.

Here is an example of the code:

#include <QtGlobal>
#if QT_VERSION >= 0x050000
    #include <QApplication>
    #include <QtGui/QApplication>

Remember that the qmake project should also handle version variations. Here are changes that should be done when using the QT multimedia library:

The .pro file should look something like:

QT += core gui

greaterThan(4, QT_MAJOR_VERSION): QT += widgets multimedia
lessThan(5, QT_MAJOR_VERSION): CONFIG += mobility
lessThan(5, QT_MAJOR_VERSION): MOBILITY += multimedia
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