4 - Running UE4 from Qt Creator

Learn how to run Unreal Engine from your IDE.

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Now that you've compiled the engine, you're ready to run the editor. During this step, you're going to use the IDE to run UE4.

  1. If you want to view the status of your application while running UE4, you'll want to open the Application Output window pane. To open the Application Output window pane, press the Alt+3 keyboard combination.

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  2. To run UE4 from the IDE, click the Run button. Alternatively, you can press the Ctrl+R keyboard combination to run UE4 from the IDE.

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End Result

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Congratulations! You should now see UE4 running from your IDE.

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