Code::Blocks allows user to use external tools for any project. Imagine we want to use doxygen tool to generate documentation without using the DoxyBlocks plugin. We can add doxygen as an external tool and then use it on demand.
Go to Tools | Configure tools… menu option to add a new tool. The following window will be opened:
Enter following details:
Set Name property to
doxygen. This value will be used to create a new menu item under Tools menu
Set Executable property to
Set Parameters property to
Set Working directory property to
Navigate to Tools | doxygen menu option and the doxygen tool will be launched inside a console window. Press any key to close this console window when it has completed.
We can use any other tool in a similar manner.