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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Commit failed (details follow): 'Icon-60' is not under version control (1)

Having trouble committing a project to Subversion from Xcode. Added new app icon. The file is named "Icon-60@2x.png" as suggested by naming convention by Apple. After adding the file I marked it as ...
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Safari in iOS simulator spinning wheel

Since I updated to El Capitan on my Mac Mini i7 16Gb ram, I get a spinning wheel each time I try to test a website in iOS simulator. I scroll down and it seems to happen on website with Javascript and ...
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Xcode quiting unexpectedly

I'm getting an error Xcode 6.3.1 quit unexpectedly whenever Xcode is opened. This was working fine till last night. I have tried restart system but didn't worked. Reinstalling won't be feasible ...
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XCode: Enter edit mode in numeric up/down box

I am using the attributes inspector in XCode (7.2) to change some values of a SpriteKit element. When I press TAB the numeric up/down box is highlighted (see image below), but when I start typing the ...
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OSX 10.11.1 - KeyChain access does not allow change to access permission

In Keychain Access I would like to add Xcode to my the list of applications allowed to access a password. I opened KeyChain Access on category Passwords, double-clicked the password I want to have ...
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Can I change mouse bindings in Xcode?

Xcode, thankfully, lets me change almost all key bindings via its Preferences. However, I want to also unleash the power of my mouse's many buttons. Is there any way to change Xcode's mouse bindings?
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XCode: find all missing project files

is there any way I can create a list of all missing files in an XCode project? I have inherited a project with thousands of files, but quite a few are missing. Building the project only informs me of ...
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How to remove this optional word from my app?

How to remove this optional word from my app?
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The item “Xcode” can’t be moved to the Trash because some of its extensions are in use

I'm trying to delete Xcode from my MacBook, so I could download the latest version (updating it in the app store just gives me that spinning circle, which has been going on for three days). However, ...
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How to force a new line at the end of a file in Xcode

According to this site, text files (i.e. source code files) should always end in a new line. But Xcode (as of at least version 7.1) defaults to have no new line at the end of a file unless you ...
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PHP documentation plugin for Xcode

Does anyone know if there are any plugins that allow Xcode to use code completion and documentation for PHP? I realise there’s a similar Xcode/PHP question on Super User but that was from five years ...
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Git related Issue with Terminal commands on my Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

My question follows a previously answered question in this forum. But I have an even stranger problem. The same screenshot about Git command requiring Xcode installation is appearing on my Mac OS X ...
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git on command line no longer works on El Capitan

Having just installed OS X 10.11 last night, I was surprised to see that my Bash terminal did the following: $ git xcode-select: note: no developer tools were found at '/Applications/Xcode.app', ...
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How to disable Window ResizeTime in Mac OS 10.10.5?

I want to disable the ResizeTime animation feature in Yosemite 10.10.5. Like this posting, I have tried many solutions. Here is another one I tried. I'd prefer to have this feature turned completely ...
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Do I really need 4GB of Xcode to run gVim on a Mac OS machine?

I’m using my wife’s MacBook Pro to see if it would be reasonably painless to integrate a MacBook laptop into my Linux workflow. It seems like the main port of gVim to Mac is MacVim which requires ...
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Keyboard shortcut to display error on line in Xcode

When a line of code contains an error, I normally have to click the red circle on the margin to view the details. Is there a keyboard shortcut for this?
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how to set up Xcode 6 in Yosemite to build mex files for M2015b

I cannot find med-file templates for Xcode 6. Im getting the error "mex.h 'not found" even though I added the directory to the build setting. There two problems amy or not be related. How do set up ...
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Xcode code highlighting keeps crashing

I'm building an iOS app using Swift. And recently, Xcode has been going crazy. My code highlighting keeps turning on and off (from colored variables to white on black ...) See print screens. So in a ...
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Xcode random compile errors Command failed due to signal: Segmentation fault: 11

Recently, my Xcode has been going crazy. I randomly get errors tagged while compiling an iOS app in Swift: "Command failed due to signal: Segmentation fault: 11" Which prevents the build to ...
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Is there a way to run Xcode 6 and 7 side-by-side?

I want to keep Xcode 6 for now, as my apps have been built and tested with that. I also have Xcode 7 Beta 6, and I’d like to upgrade that to the release version of Xcode 7. The App Store just has an ...
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Xcode quick help not working with Swift

I have Xcode Version 6.4 (6E35b) and I'm trying to use the documentation. When I hold options and click a string class or something...the little help pop-up appears but then when I click "String" ...
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Sent actions Selector not applyable

I'm having some issues using Xcode, I do have my .xib file containing two help buttons. But, I can't or don't know how to apply a selector on those. Here you see the .xib, containing the two help ...
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Video DownloadHelper has now suggested I install Homebrew. Should I?

In short, I don’t have a great I.T. background. I would describe myself as above average, for average day to day tasks. I’m not an administrator at work or anything but I know when I have knocked a ...
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ios simulator can't scroll to bottom

I am trying to change a setting ios simulator but I scroll to bottom to get to this setting: Here is as much as I can see:
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Homebrew doesn't install new apps in El Capitan

just upgraded to beta El Capitan for developers. Deniss-MBP:src me$ brew install hg Warning: You are using OS X 10.11. We do not provide support for this pre-release version. You may encounter build ...
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Xcode 6.4 update fail

I tried to update my Xcode with App Store and it says that Xcode is updated, but actually, when I run Xcode, runs previous version 6.3.2. How can I update Xcode by hands? Terminal: xcodebuild ...
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Using Apptivate w iOS Simulator : Activating a program which doesn't have an .app folder

I'm using apptivate to tie between keyboard shortcuts and apps for easy access. Using Apptivate is simple, add a new program to the list from the file system, then add keyboard shortcuts for it. The ...
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Edit Exceptions.plist on OSX 10.11 Beta 2 (el capitan)

I am trying to edit the file /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources/Exceptions.plist (It is a binary plist) but I always receive the same error (I don't have enough ...
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Is it possible to automate debugging in Xcode using scripts?

I'm struggling right now to debug an issue in a large C++ code base in Xcode. Right now, I'm trying to use breakpoints to isolate the issue and figure out where problems are occurring. However, the ...
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OS X Server - disable shutdown prompt or solve it that it won't show

I have promt with information that another user is logged in and that this user could loose data when I shutdown computer: I am almost certain it's because I install OS X Server and I connected it ...
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Launchd Daemon with aqua session

I wanted to set up jenkins slave on some box running mac OS X to compile my swift project and it seems to be surprisingly hard. In order to achieve this i set up jenkins slave using JNLP. And i wrote ...
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Deleting XCode's API usage history

XCode does not have the option of sharing app usage information when a binary is uploaded to the app store. I don't so much care what they do with it, but it takes a long time, especially on a lower ...
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git rebase --interactive throws an error

I'm relatively new to git. Could anyone, please, help running git rebase --interactive properly? It throws an error when I try to execute it. Note: I don't want to uninstall Xcode unless it's ...
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Trying to compile afloat using xcode on OSX 10.9.4 - garbage collection is no longer supported

I was following the instructions on making a single window sticky with afloat Here are the instructions in from the post: Download the SIMBL zip file Unzip the file Double-click/install ...
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CommandLineTools folder displayed in Finder but not in CLI OS 10.9.4

The finder browser shows CommandLineTools, xcode-select --print-path also shows the path, /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/ but I cannot get to it using cd and ls doesn't show it inside of the ...
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Disable Mac OS X server's administrator shutdown prompt?

I’ve just installed Mac OS X Server (version: 4.1 (14S1092) on Mac OS X: 10.10.3 (14D136)). Whenever I try to shut it down (as a local interactive user), I keep seeing a prompt that requires me to ...
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How to launch an AppleScript via URL handler?

Here's my workflow, I want to create clickable links in various places that run scripts with inputs. For example, I might have a link ...
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Alternatives to Xcode Storyboard XIB NIB interface builder? [closed]

Maybe it is just me because I am a programmer, but I find Xcodes interface builder for creating xib/nib/storyboards to be extremely difficult to use and not intuitive at all. I would much rather play ...
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Is there a way to eject an iPhone directly from Xcode or from Mac OS X without using iTunes?

I’m using Xcode to develop an iOS app. So I connect my iPhone, and when I’m done developing I want to eject the phone to properly disconnect it. I have tried browsing around in the settings app and in ...
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Mac OS X Xcode Libraries

Tired of having to change my header and library search paths in every project to be able to link libraries from homebrew in /usr/local/lib and /usr/local/include. Is there a way to make Xcode ...
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Disable non-breaking space (Option-Space) specifically in Xcode

There's a pretty general solution for disabling the non-breaking space in OS X for some apps: How to disable the Option-Space key combination for non-breaking spaces? Unfortunately, Xcode is not one ...
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Is there any way to save a search in Xcode or OS X?

I want to improve my workflow by having a saved search that I can either simply open, or would automatically update. For my current particular use (may change in the future), it would search the ...
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Mysterious OS X file extension (bug?)

I know that OS X uses the Launch Services.framework to manage the file-extensions. But the icons which belong to the file-extension are part of the Info.plist in the package contents of the ...
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enable Xcode Developer Mode on AD bound user (Mavericks)

How can I enable Xcode Developer Mode on AD bound user, I tried /usr/sbin/dseditgroup -o edit -t group -a "AD/Domain Users" _developer I get the error message "Record was not found" Could anybody ...
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What is the best Web Development IDE for OS X (that is comparable to Visual Studio)? [closed]

I'm trying to find a good Web Development IDE for OS X Yosemite. And I've just run out of things to search for, so now I'm asking you - do you know of any that compare to Visual Studio on Windows? ...
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in Mac, how to press command and option at the same time? [closed]

in Xcode, many hotkeys need you to press the command+option, which fingers I should use? For example: option+CMD+left/right: to folder some code shift+option+CMD+left/right: to folder all method
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Backup Git repository from Xcode server

I have a OSX server with the Xcode service activated. The server hosts multiple git repositories, git is installed automatically by the service Xcode server. I use Time Machine, but the problem is ...
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Why aren't Xcode “landmarks” (// MARK:) working porperly on my systems?

If I type the following in Xcode in a source file // MARK: Test1 // MARK: - Test 2 and then open the symbol overview menu (that lists all functions, classes, methods in a file), it should look like ...
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Xcode 6.0.1 mouse hover on variable pop up not display

OS version: OS X Yosemite 10.10 Xcode version: Version 6.0.1 (6A317) Specifically on Swift language when I place check points to debug code and variable runtime values. I'm not able to see the ...
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Why does Xcode 6.1 always ask for admin password for developer tools each new login

This is annoying. I keep separate accounts for security and don't remember having this problem (feature?) on Mavericks. I am on Yosemite and using Xcode 6.1. Every first time use of Xcode I have to ...