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Cannot find CMake 3.5


When running the Help or GUI, I get the following error:

CMake could not be found on your computer. Please ensure that it is properly installed.

I have CMake 3.5 installed in the standard folder (C:\Program Files (x86)\CMake). Any ideas what's going on?

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tommie wrote Mar 24, 2016 at 1:41 PM

I did some research and the latest version I could get the Help and GUI to work is CMake 3.2.3. Any version above that gives the error. Hope this helps!

Artfunkel wrote Apr 8, 2016 at 4:35 PM

You need to specify "Path to CMake" in the CMake Options, then symlink/rename/copy CMake\doc\cmake to CMake\doc\cmake-3.5.

Artfunkel wrote Apr 8, 2016 at 4:35 PM

This should also be fixed properly, of course. :)

Artfunkel wrote Jul 20, 2016 at 6:05 PM

CMake 3.6 doesn't ship with documentation for some reason. I've attached a build of the HTML manual to this comment. Just extract it to CMake\doc.