XCode is a suite of development tools (including an IDE of the same name) from Apple primarily for developing for its Cocoa environment. Questions about XCode should be limited to installation, basic usage/configuration, and troubleshooting.

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XCode left shift not working when in combination (for example cmd+shift+o)

My Mac decided to make my life harder and challenge me to use only right side shift key please help me bring back my beloved cmd+shift+o command.... Ok enough winning and some problem description on ...
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Objective C IDE on Mac other than Xcode?

I've Xcode installed but I want to test some code snippets without messing with the main project. I also have Eclipse installed on my Mac, is there anyway I can run Objective C code on Eclipse? Or is ...
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XCode debug interrupts my mac system sounds

Does anyone have any idea why when I am debugging with XCode for some time, the sound disappear and I mean all kind of sound(all sounds i.e. iTunes,Players,everything...), even the system ones. I am ...
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iPhone via USB sync error - “MuxClearPipeStall Can't clear pipe stall 2” and Error 0xE8000070

I'm duplicating a question from Ask Different, to see if a broader-base of users can understand what the error message "Can't clear pipe stall 2" might mean. Note: This issue is specific to ...
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Xcode keeps showing the beachball when I select something

When I select something in the xcode editor and then try to select some other text, the spinning beachball comes up and i have to wait for a couple of seconds before i can continue working. I have the ...
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xcode install doesn't work from mac teminal

So i'm trying to install the command line tool for xcode, i keep hearing to this xcode-select --install so I get the following output. xcode-select --install Usage: xcode-select -print-path ...
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path completion in major IDEs

In vim I can use the ctrl-x ctrl-f shortcut for autocompleting file paths, a nice feature that I have missed all the time in all major IDEs, I am wondering how I can do it in the following: eclipse ...
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xcode shortcut for autocompletion of filename / filepath

Is there a function in xcode for filename / filepath autocompletion? I am looking for something like the c-x c-f shortcut in vim. Like this:
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How can I install USB Prober from the Developer SDK on Mac OS X?

I've tried to do some research to figure this out, and per this Technical Q&A: USB Prober is installed as part of the Developer SDK installation. If the Developer SDK has been installed, then ...
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Can't build using MacPorts in OS X

I've submitted a ticket here, but I am pretty pessimistic it'll be addressed. As I say, there, I'm running MacPorts 2.3.1 on OS X 10.9.3. In trying to install llvm-3.2, I get the following error: ...
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How do I upgrade to xcode 6 beta 3 when I already have beta 2 installed?

I am currently running xcode 6 beta 2 but would like to upgrade to the new beta 3 release. Do I have to uninstall beta 2 completely before doing a fresh beta 3 install, or is there a way to upgrade ...
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Make Xcode return to code editor after running

This is about how to change the default behavior of Xcode 5.1.1. When I'm running/debugging an application, Xcode shows the console output in its main view. After quitting the app, Xcode still shows ...
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Xcode 5 Case-Sensitive .plist files

I am using Urban Airship in my iOS xcode application and have my AirShip.config file and would like to encrypt it so users cannot see it because it contains my app and secret key.... If you open the ...
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Xcode Header Autocomplete

I am cross-posting this from Stack Overflow because the question does not fits better in this stack exchange network. I am using Xcode 5.1.1 on Mountain Lion and creating a command line application ...
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Upgraded to Mavericks, C compiler cannot create executables

Upgrading to Mavericks, I appear to have broken my Ruby on Rails development environment, which requires ruby 1.9.3 because of various gem dependencies. Within that app directory, I'm trying to ...
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Build a jenkins project with Git to manage source code fail with “no developer tools were found at 'Applications/Xcode.app'”

I have installed XCode4.6.2 in Mac, and start up a Jenkins site as "localhost:8080", when I create a job named "My First TDD Project" with free-style software project, I choose "Git" for source code ...
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Do I need XCode to develop an iOS app?

I've been looking to develop an iOS app and don't have regular access to a Mac, nor can my computer run OSX. A friend of mine told me I'll need to write my program in XCode (which I'm aware I'll ...
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Will Xcode 5.x run OK on a 2009 MacBook Pro

Will Xcode 5.x run OK on a 2009 MacBook Pro with Mavericks and 8GB of ram? I am considering buying an second-hand MacBook to develop OS X apps to sell in the mac app store.
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Is it possible to debug javascript on iOS Safari using the desktop Web Inspector?

First, let me say that I know all about the iOS simulator, and have no problems using the Safari Web Inspector to debug javascript using Safari and the simulator. That works fine. My issue is that ...
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Web pages won't load when I'm uploading a file

This is a problem I've been having recently. I'm using a program to upload a file of around 150mb. This is going to take a while as my upload speed averages around 0.5mb. However when I begin the ...
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Best way to install mac os on MSI laptop for Xcode?

I need to install Xcode for developpement iOs application. My laptop is MSI GP60 2OD-410X. I've look on the internet a little bit and there are many ways to install Mac os on a normal computer and it ...
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How can I incorporate an applescript function into Xcode?

So I have a Cocoa-Applescript project, and I am creating an application: I have this script in applescript, it's in automator. set input01 to (input as text) The rest is kinda secret, but I'll ...
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Why is gcc --version giving this error message?

When I run gcc --version on my Mac OSX Mavericks with Xcode v5.1 installed it sends to stderr the following error output: Configured with: --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr ...
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objective-c syntax highlighting for vim

I would like to have an excellent syntax highliter for obj-c that matches or beats the one in my xcode.. I've installed base16 through yadr, and i've also installed cocoa.vim to have better syntax ...
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How to implement working, custom key bindings in Xcode 5?

In my IDETextKeyBindingSet.plist located in Applications/Xcode/Contents/Frameworks/IDEKit.framework/Resources/, I have added three custom actions, as follows: <key>Customized</key> ...
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how to compile afloat on osx platform

I want to use the afloat app [enter link description here][link] But I only found source code, but not executable file. How to compile it , then run it on 10.9. Thanks
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Can I upgrade a MacBook 2,1 to OS X 10.8?

I have a MacBook 2,1 mid-2007 model with a 2.16 GHz Intel Core2 Duo processor, 3GB of RAM and 500 GB storage with 300GB still available. I was using this Mac to submit apps to the AppStore but for ...
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Set idle timer to dim but not lock

Ok, I know its possible to keep the app alive by disabling the idle timer. I have an external scanner connected and every time the phone locks is somehow messes with the app and the scanner no longer ...
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Mac Mavericks, where is my developer folder after installing xcode?

I just installed the latest xcode on my Mac Mavericks. There should be a “Developer” folder created in the root folder. but I cannot find it. I am not sure if I installed it incorrectly or the ...
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Does cin work in XCode 5?

I'm just trying to get a simple input via command-line with cin, but there's no where to type the input. Is this possible in XCode 5?
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Issue Uninstall Xcode 3.2.6 Snow Leopard

Xcode 3.2.6 is here -> /Applications/Developer/Applications/Xcode uninstall --> $ sudo Applications/Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools --mode=all Problem--> sudo: ...
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I accidentally deleted nano on my Mac OS, how can I restore it?

I had to copy the binary version of nano to my dev server -- and I accidentally deleted my local copy of nano in the process. I tried to recompile nano from the original site, but now whenever I'm ...
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Use a bash script if it exists on the path, otherwise use an executable

I want to use a bash script if it exists on the path, and otherwise, I would like to use an executable. alias build='xctool.sh' type -a xctool.sh || alias build='xcodebuild' build -scheme ...
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OS X 10.9.1 : g++ issue

I'm running Mavericks, and I'm using gradle for a project. But I get an error message saying: Unable to extract g++ version number. I dig a bit, and when i execute g++ -v (gradle runs it) in my shell, ...
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Downloading Xcode from App Store without credit card

I have problems using the App Store. I found Xcode 5 in it. Then clicked Install App. Before downloading, it asked me to log in. I logged in with my account – but then it told me my account has never ...
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XCode - shortcut to hide navigator pane, hide debug console and go full screen

In XCode 5, I would like a shortcut to hide navigator pane( ⌘+0 ), hide debug console( ⇧+⌘+Y ) and enter full screen( ⌃+⌘+F ) all in 1 action ( keyboard shortcut ). A distant relative question here. ...
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Xcode: create new custom templates and code snippets?

I'm trying to tame Xcode for writing things in Perl. Naturally, I'd like to use the "IDE features", not just the text editor. That includes Perl-specific templates, which brings me to the question: ...
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To import a source into XCode project and stdlib.h in OSX

I want to import the code base WFDB into XCode. Source is here. In Eclipse, there is a command by which you can import a code base of Zip-file into Eclipse. It seems that there is no such tool for ...
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command line tools installed but terminal says they're not

Running OS X 10.9 trying to upload MacPorts following their guide Jadam$ xcode-select --version xcode-select version 2333. so I have Xcode on the computer, but when I enter in xcode-select ...
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Default headers and licenses

I am building a toolchain that I'd like to redistribute. In particular, I am building a GNUstep bundle for Mac OS X, in order to support cross-platform ObjC development - and some other stuff ...
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All iOS Provisioning Profiles stuck at pending

I'm attempting to create new iOS Provisioning Profiles, but as I create them the Apple website hangs as I submit the 'Name the profile and generate' page. Returning to the list of profiles I can see ...
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How to use single editor window with tab views during source code editing?

I'm working in a makefile based project (non-Xcode project) with lots of source files. When I double click a source file, it opens in a new window under Xcode. Its impossible for me to keep track of ...
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Xcode menu not visible on Mac OSX

I installed Xcode from the Apple App Store. I am using Mac OS X version 10.8.5. I want to install the command line tools using Xcode however I am unable to view the menu. Some articles on the ...
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Xcode 5.0.2 hanging on opening?

I updated to Xcode 5.0.2 the other day and noticed a few times that it cannot seem to open at all. It just hangs until I forcequit. I'd prefer not to re-install it, though I will if I don't have any ...
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How to install Xcode on the virtual machine?

What I have: Image for VMware with OSx 10.8.2. Xcode dmg file in the shared folder. All my volumes are NTFS, either I tried to use FAT storages with dmg file, but it didn't solve my problem. ...
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git+svn osx mavericks: fatal: Cannot open '.git/Git_exc7sv': Resource temporarily unavailable

I recently updated from Mountain Lion to Mavericks and for some reason I can't use any git+svn commands anymore, it doesn't matter which repo I use, I all get simular errors: xxx@xxx:/path/$ sudo git ...
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iOS simulator won't turn on

I'm running: OSX 10.8.5. iOS simulator 4.2 Xcode 5.0.1 I want to open up the iOS simulator so I can run mobile Safari and test some sites. However, while the simulator launches, it never turns on. ...
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how to re-download XCode?

Downloaded Xcode 5.0.1, and when I open it, a message tells me it needs to install more components. However, clicking Install does nothing and all I can then do is quit. The app store won't let me ...
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Is it possible to create a C/C++ file using XCode file templates?

I'm writing some C++ code without XCode and compiling it manually via terminal and g++. I'd love to use the so convenient XCode template files to create my classes right from the terminal, so I don't ...
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Why does Xcode open when I start OSx?

Why does Xcode open with this file every time I start or restart OSX 10.8.4?