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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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 5: 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?
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Is it possible to install XCode 5 on Mac mini?

I have a Mac mini with OS version 10.7.5. Software Update says there are no updates available. But to install XCode 5 version 10.8.4 is needed. Is it possible to still install XCode 5 on Mac?
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keyboard shortcut for Xcode context search

I know there are keyboard shortcuts to search text within current file and all project.. however I'm wondering if there is a keyboard shortcut for the search bar that appears on the left column like ...
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Is the /developer/ directory in OS X obsolete?

None of the files in /developer/ in my root directory appear to have been modified in the past few years, even though I've been using XCode constantly since. Is it obsolete? Are the developer ...
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kxsmb not downloading libs folder

I have been trying for quite some time to download the libs folder which contains talloc_stack.h, talloc.h, libsmbclient.h, libsmbclient.a, libtalloc.a, libtdb.a, libwbclient.a, libtevent.a files.But ...
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Change GCC version on Mac OSX Lion

I'm currently running GCC 4.2. I would like to switch to a more recent version. I have Homebrew and I have MacPorts for package management. I've followed several tutorials today for installing a ...
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Should I wait for OS X Mavericks [closed]

I'm developing with XCode, but just realized the newest version requires that I upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion, which I am quite against as I don't need the (useless!) features. The upgrade itself is ...
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Subversion broken on OS X, recent Google/Stack answers Not Fixing It - Can't Even Reinstall

(I think this is the correct board to post on, also considered StackOverflow but this isn't really coding, and serverFault but seemed lower level OS items) After several hours trying to add ...
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Where can I get a version of Xcode that will run on 10.6.8 (the current version nolonger supports 10.6)?

Where can I get a version of Xcode that will run on 10.6.8 (the current version nolonger supports 10.6)? I tried inserting the original 10.6.8 Install disk in my laptop but it just pops back out ...
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How do I completely uninstall the OS X developer tools?

I have Apple’s developer tools installed on my Mac and there is some linking weirdness that is preventing some of the binaries from running. The problem was not solved by reinstalling Xcode and its ...
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Add a shell script to xcode project and double click to run it

I added a shell script file to Xcode project and gave extension as .command My intention is to double click it to run my script. But when i double click it opens in text editor. How to make it ...
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How to export the font configuration of Xcode to Sublime?

I like the font configuration of my Xcode. So, how to export the font configuration of Xcode to Sublime?
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Change text in Xcode app based on choice in drop down?

I'm making an app in Xcode that will edit tags for songs and movies and stuff, I'm wondering how I can make it so if someone clicks a drop down box to select movie, tv episode, music, etc if I can ...
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existing xcode/cordova app using phonegap and svn

I have no idea what I am asking, let alone if its remotely possible. And if it is, how? Overall I am trying to get the www folder backed up and under version control through the use of SVN, seeing ...
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Empty “open recent” menu in Xcode 4.6.3

So there's nothing in "open recent" and it always have been this way. I tried to "defaults write com.apple.Xcode NSRecentDocumentsLimit -int 10" (and with the other name). In settings->general ...
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For primarily running Xcode is the processor or RAM more important? [closed]

I'm going to be purchasing a Macbook Air. I'm a developer and all I'll use the computer for is Xcode. Should I be more concerned with upgrading the RAM or the CPU? Thanks
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Xcode: what is the relation between a GIT branch in Organizer vs. working files in Project Navigator

I'm new to GIT and specifically, GIT with Xcode. I'm really confused on how to edit a branch of a project. I have retrieved a GIT project from the repository via the Organizer window. I then ...
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Adding gcc 4.9 as a compiler option in Xcode

I asked this question on StackOverflow, but it's pretty much stagnant. Sorry if this is considered a repost/double-post. I just installed gcc 4.9 (with C11 support), and want to add it to Xcode ...