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Qt 5 Blueprints by Symeon Huang

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Creating an installer

Although it's quick to use an archive file to distribute your application, it seems more professional if you provide users with an installer. Qt offers Qt Installer Framework whose latest open source version, 1.5.0 for now, can be obtained from http://download.qt.io/official_releases/qt-installer-framework/1.5.0/.

For the sake of convenience, let's create a folder named dist under the Qt Installer Framework installation path, D:\Qt\QtIFW-1.5.0. This folder is used to store all the application projects that need to be packaged.

Then, create a folder named internationalization under dist. Inside internationalization, create two folders, config and packages.

The name of the directory inside the packages directory acts as a domain-like, ...

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