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How to Hide Application from User Menu

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Created: vasant21 (04 Aug 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (30 May 2013)

In your ApplicationName_reg.rss file you will find a structure RESOURCE APP_REGISTRATION_INFO. You need to add the following line to the resource.

hidden = KAppIsHidden;

For Qt applications, the hidden attribute cannot be set directly in the generated ApplicationName_reg.rss file since qmake would overwrite it each time the project is built. Instead, add a RSS_RULES statement to the file

RSS_RULES += "hidden = KAppIsHidden;"

This application will be a hidden application, and it will not be shown in the Applications list.

Example ApplicationName_reg.rss file

localisable_resource_file = STRING_r_helloworldbasic_loc_resource_file_1;
hidden = KAppIsHidden;
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