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source_group("Generated Files" FILES ${MOC_GENERATED}  ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )
source_group("Generated Files" FILES ${MOC_GENERATED}  ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )


add_executable(application WIN32
add_executable(application
     ${SRC}
     ${SRC}
     ${MOC_GENERATED}  ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )
     ${MOC_GENERATED}  ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )


target_link_libraries(application  ${QT_LIBRARIES} ${QT_QTMAIN_LIBRARY} QVTK vtkHybrid)
target_link_libraries(application  ${QT_LIBRARIES} QVTK ) # QVTK is for VTK 5.x. For VTK 6, use ${VTK_LIBRARIES} instead


</source>
</source>


 
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</source>
</source>


setup for Qt preprocessing : moc.exe, ui.exe, rcc.exe
Setting up for Qt preprocessing : moc.exe, ui.exe, rcc.exe
<source lang=cmake>
<source lang=cmake>
qt4_wrap_cpp(MOC_GENERATED ${MOC})
qt4_wrap_cpp(MOC_GENERATED ${MOC})
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</source>
</source>


Tell cmake we want to compile Test.cpp into a binary called Test.
Assign filters. Optional, but useful.
<source lang=cmake>
<source lang=cmake>
ADD_EXECUTABLE(Test Test.cpp)
source_group("Form Files" FILES ${UI} )
source_group("Resource Files" FILES ${RCC} )
source_group("Generated Files" FILES ${MOC_GENERATED}  ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )
</source>
 
Tell cmake the project "application"'s source files include all generated files
and required libaries.
 
<source lang=cmake>
add_executable(application
    ${SRC}
    ${MOC_GENERATED}  ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )
 
target_link_libraries(application  ${QT_LIBRARIES} QVTK ) # QVTK is for VTK 5.x. For VTK 6, use ${VTK_LIBRARIES} instead
</source>
</source>


Tell cmake we need to link Test against vtkHybrid. This is the "catch all" VTK library. If you don't know what to link to, most of the time vtkHybrid will have what you need.
In MSVC, WIN32 and $(QT_QTMAIN_LIBRARY} are required to remove dummy console window, as follows:
 
<source lang=cmake>
<source lang=cmake>
TARGET_LINK_LIBRARIES(Test vtkHybrid)
add_executable(application WIN32
    ${SRC}
    ${MOC_GENERATED}  ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )
 
target_link_libraries(application  ${QT_LIBRARIES} ${QT_QTMAIN_LIBRARY} QVTK ) # QVTK is for VTK 5.x. For VTK 6, use ${VTK_LIBRARIES} instead
</source>
</source>

Latest revision as of 14:33, 21 August 2013

CMakeLists.txt

project(application)

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8.0)

find_package(VTK REQUIRED)
include(${VTK_USE_FILE})

find_package(Qt4 REQUIRED)
include(${QT_USE_FILE})

# support for out-of-source build
INCLUDE_DIRECTORIES(
  ${CMAKE_CURRENT_BINARY_DIR}
  ${CMAKE_CURRENT_SOURCE_DIR}
)

set(SRC
    optionsDialog.h optionsDialog.cpp
    main.cpp
    mainwindow.h mainwindow.cpp
    application.qrc
)

set(MOC optionsDialog.h  mainwindow.h )
set(UI optionsDialog.ui mainwindow.ui)
set(RCC application.qrc )

qt4_wrap_cpp(MOC_GENERATED ${MOC})
qt4_wrap_ui(UI_GENERATED ${UI})
qt4_add_resources(RCC_GENERATED ${RCC})

source_group("Form Files" FILES ${UI} )
source_group("Resource Files" FILES ${RCC} )
source_group("Generated Files" FILES ${MOC_GENERATED}   ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )

add_executable(application
    ${SRC}
    ${MOC_GENERATED}   ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )

target_link_libraries(application  ${QT_LIBRARIES} QVTK ) # QVTK is for VTK 5.x. For VTK 6, use ${VTK_LIBRARIES} instead

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Make cmake to find VTK and Qt4 library and include UseVTK.cmake and UseQt4.cmake, where useful settings are defined.

find_package(VTK REQUIRED)
include(${VTK_USE_FILE})

find_package(Qt4 REQUIRED)
include(${QT_USE_FILE})

Tell cmake to include additional header directories for out-of-sorce build

# support for out-of-source build
INCLUDE_DIRECTORIES(
  ${CMAKE_CURRENT_BINARY_DIR}
  ${CMAKE_CURRENT_SOURCE_DIR}
)

Make cmake to define SRC for all source files, MOC for meta-compiling (class with Q_OBJECT), UI for form files,RCC for resource files.

set(SRC
    optionsDialog.h optionsDialog.cpp
    main.cpp
    mainwindow.h mainwindow.cpp
    application.qrc
)

set(MOC optionsDialog.h  mainwindow.h )
set(UI optionsDialog.ui mainwindow.ui)
set(RCC application.qrc )

Setting up for Qt preprocessing : moc.exe, ui.exe, rcc.exe

qt4_wrap_cpp(MOC_GENERATED ${MOC})
qt4_wrap_ui(UI_GENERATED ${UI})
qt4_add_resources(RCC_GENERATED ${RCC})

Assign filters. Optional, but useful.

source_group("Form Files" FILES ${UI} )
source_group("Resource Files" FILES ${RCC} )
source_group("Generated Files" FILES ${MOC_GENERATED}   ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )

Tell cmake the project "application"'s source files include all generated files and required libaries.

add_executable(application 
    ${SRC}
    ${MOC_GENERATED}   ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )

target_link_libraries(application  ${QT_LIBRARIES} QVTK ) # QVTK is for VTK 5.x. For VTK 6, use ${VTK_LIBRARIES} instead

In MSVC, WIN32 and $(QT_QTMAIN_LIBRARY} are required to remove dummy console window, as follows:

add_executable(application WIN32
    ${SRC}
    ${MOC_GENERATED}   ${UI_GENERATED}  ${RCC_GENERATED} )

target_link_libraries(application  ${QT_LIBRARIES} ${QT_QTMAIN_LIBRARY} QVTK ) # QVTK is for VTK 5.x. For VTK 6, use ${VTK_LIBRARIES} instead