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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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'm coming over from stack overflow since my question isn't programming orientated. I Hope I am in the right Exchange Platform now ;) Ok, let's get started. I know that OS X uses the Launch ...
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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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Github with Xcode changed username on Github and now can't push or add repo

I changed my github username (i know, stupid). Now I can't push. But I also can't add a repo in Xcode. I can commit locally though. I did git remote -vand it gave me my old repo url. How do I update ...
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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 ...
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Xcode is running from a volume that does not support ownership. Please move Xcode to one that does

I tried to install XCODE 6.1 using dmg file. But it get following error. how to fix it ? I am using OS X version 10.9.4
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iOS simulator, dual monitor & rotation issue

I've got two monitors, with iOS simulator is on a secondary monitor. Xcode is full-screen on a primary monitor (iMac). Whenever I rotate simulator on a secondary display, primary display goes off the ...
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iPhone Simulator document directory not found in iOS 8

I am using OS X Yosemite ver 10.10, xcode Version 6.1 (6A1052d), iPhone simulator iOS 8.1 (12B411). I can't find the Developer folder in Library. i NSLog(@"Simualtor Directory %@",[[[NSFileManager ...
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XCode shortcut to cycle through windows

Suppose I have (not opened as a single project!!) 2 or more windows opened in XCode. How can I cycle between them without having to go through the tediousness of using the mouse, selecting Menu:Window ...
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Can't install mod_scgi on Yosemite

I'm trying to install mod_scgi on Apache2 on Yosemite, but I get the error below. Could someone who knows better than me explain why this happens and how to fix it if there's a way to install ...
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How can I run a github codepoject on Mac Mavericks?

I want to install Afloat to Mavericks, and this is the link I keep finding - https://github.com/fjolnir/afloat - but I have no idea where to even begin on this. What am I supposed to download, what ...
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Trying to link boost.thread with Xcode

I have built Boost from the website using ./bootstrap.sh ./b2 install I think all are installed properly. I am trying to use Xcode to include the library of boost:thread.My code links to the ...
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Allow XCode installed from dmg file to be updated from app store

I recently installed the XCode 6 GM seed from a dmg file downloaded from Apple's developer portal. Now that XCode 6.0.1 is available on the Mac App Store, I would like for it to show as an update in ...
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Xcode doesn't work

I downloaded xcode 6.1 beta for Yosemite and when the download ended, I clicked on it to start programming but the program doesn't work and it starts jumping on the dock for a couple of minutes ...
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Nginx on OSX 8 (Mountain Lion) won't start - dyld: Library not loaded

I recently decided to ditch MAMP for NGINX as it's what I use in production. So far I have: Installed XCode's GCC module. Installed Homebrew Installed NGINX What I've tried: Uninstalling ...
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Should I use Xcode 6.1 beta, or Xcode 6.0 GM?

I'm on OS X Yosemite (latest DP), and I can't make up my mind. The Apple developer website says that 6.0 GM is for Mavericks, and the 6.1 beta is for Yosemite. But 6.1 is still in beta, while the ...
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Xcode Left Shift not working when in combination (i.e. Cmd+Shift+O)

My Mac decided to make my life harder and challenge me to use only Right Shift. This is the behavior: Left Shift works fine on it's own (i.e. pressing Left Shift and A will print A) When trying a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...