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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iOS Remote Development

Can an OS X Lion Server be used to develop remotely? If yes, could more than one person be on it at a time? Thoughts? I'm trying to find a way for users without Macs to remote in and learn how to do ...
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Is it OK to install Xcode on a removable drive?

I have a MBP running 10.6.8 with a 120 SSD hard drive. I would like to use XCode on the machine, but that requires a decent amount of space so I was thinking about an external drive. How closely is ...
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How to setup Xcode's SCM for static and dynamic site content?

I want to use Xcode 4's SCM (GIT) to manage your static and dynamic site content, which I edit and maintain with a variety of tools (CSSEdit, Dreamweaver and Espresso). I have tried creating ...
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Make on Mac OSX Lion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Snow Leopard: make command not found, even though XCode is installed? How do I install GNU make on my Mac? I tried installing it from MacPorts, but that didn't work. I ...
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xcode 4 split view randomly stops syncing header and implementation

I'm relatively new to iOS development with Xcode4, but when I started using it it seemed like the default setting for the split view was to display the file you were editing in the left pane, and then ...
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How to do a bare minimum install of Xcode such that I can compile common UNIX applications

I just got a new macbook air where every bit of SSD disk space is precious. I want to be able to compile & run most of the open source tools out there. I figured out I needed to install Xcode but ...
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How do I install OSX Lion on Core Solo Mac Mini?

I have a core solo Mac mini that was being used as an HTPC up until now. It's the only Mac I have, so I thought I might try to salvage it to do some iOS development. For that I wanted to upgrade to ...
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How do I install Perl/Tk 804.29 from CPAN on OS X with the Xcode tools?

A friend tried to install Perl/Tk 804.029 from source on his MacBook Pro, but it failed during the build of the internal zlib archive: $ cpanp -i Tk [...] cd zlib && make libz.a "CC=llvm-gcc-4.2 " ...
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Downloading Xcode 4 for Snow Leopard

So I'm trying to download Xcode 4 for Snow Leopard, and it appears to me that you can no longer do so without upgrading to Lion? Is there some way to get this without having to upgrade my entire ...
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Errors when installing Ruby to Mac OSX Lion via RVM

I was trying to install the newest version of Ruby via RVM, after I upgraded my Mac to Lion and installed the new Xcode 4.1 from the App store. I get this error in the log: [2011-07-20 16:57:15] ...
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Xcode 4 iOS 4.3 download keeps stopping just prior to completion

I keep trying to download Xcode 4 with iOS 4.3 SDK and after about 16 hours and 3.1 GB the download stops--before the entire 4.3 GB of the IMG file makes it. It's happened three times now. I turned ...
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What is a “pipe” and how can it be “broken”?

I've gotten the "broken pipe" error from Xcode one time too many. I'm now curious to know exactly what a pipe is. What is the concept of a "pipe" and how can it be "broken"?
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Can a Mac Mini Server and XCode be used for multiple students? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can a Mac be used by multiple users at same time? I'm not an administrator but Ive been given the task of finding out whether this is possible. The scenario is like ...
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Can you install Xcode 4 on Snow Leopard Server without technical issues?

Simply put, is it possible to run Xcode on Snow Leopard Server? I want to know if there are any issues in doing so; not just in theory but with definitive answers. I say that because half people I've ...
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Open application from OSX Terminal with debug printouts

I can open an application using open, like this: open ./MyApp.app But this doesn't display the application's debug printouts - which I need. If I locate the binary inside the package manually and ...
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Mac OS X 10.6, Xcode 4, PowerPC C compiler?

When I try to cross-compile C code for PowerPC, I get the following error: llvm-gcc-4.2: error trying to exec '/usr/bin/../llvm-gcc-4.2/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin10-llvm-gcc-4.2': execvp: No such file ...
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Xcode installed, but gcc/ g++ compilers are not found

I thought Xcode would come with these compilers. Can i download them manually? Where do i find them?
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Keep Xcode from inserting copyright information in files

Whenever a new file is created in Xcode, it automatically inserts copyright information at the top of the file, like this: // // main.m // dl // // Created by Mark Szymanski on 5/9/11. // ...
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How to test if gcc is installed?

How can I find out if I have gcc installed on my machine? I am trying to run CodeRunner, but it isn't responding. I know you have to have gcc installed in order for it to work properly. I do have ...
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How to Set Xcode 4 Toolbar Show Icon Only?

In Xcode 4, I can't right click the toolbar to customize it to show icon only or text only. I also can't find any options in the main menu to change it. However, I do see screenshots of Xcode 4 with ...
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port command of MacPorts not found when trying to install wine

I'm an absolute terminal noob (the wine installation process was my first ever time opening it) so its probably a simple fix. that being said I will need any answer broken down to its simplest ...
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Mac: How to back up XCode4 Installer to Network Drive

I have a MBP with very limited space because I am using an SSD. I downloaded XCode4 (4.5GB) from the appStore and installed it. I want to copy my XCode4 installer to my WHS network shared drive. ...
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Installing MySQL on MacOS

I want to install mysql. Big Internet told me that I should do it via MacPorts. I've downloaded MacPort's dmg and it asks me to install XCode which I can buy via App Store. It is ridiculous to pay ...
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Installing Xcode 4 / iOS SDK 4.3

I just bought, downloaded and installed Xcode 4 through the Mac App Store. The Xcode 4 detail page in the App Store says: Xcode 4 runs on Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes the Xcode IDE, ...
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iPhone Provisioning “Preparing to add to portal”

After connecting my iPhone to a new Mac, then trying to right click auto provision in Organizer, I get "preparing to add to portal" - ongoing for many minutes now. Any idea what's going on?
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How to install XCode on a MacBook Air without a DVD drive?

I just bought a new MacBook Air and would like to install XCode and the Developer Tools. XCode usually comes on the Snow Leopard DVD, but the MacBook Air does not have a DVD drive, so it comes with a ...
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iPhone not detected by mac

My Mac doesn't recognize my iPhone when I plug it. Here is the configuration: (basically everything is updated) 10.6.4 mac system (Snow Leopard) XCode version 3.2.5 iTunes 10.1.2 iPhone 4 , 16 ...
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Mac OSX / Xcode, double click the word to select it, selects across dots and other characters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wrapping word configuration in mac I don't know if it's supposed to work like on Windows, but some apps like Chrome, Firefox are doing this as expected and some, like ...
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XCode: keyboard shortcut to jump to editor window?

In XCode, I have my project window active (pressed command - 0). Now after I have selected the file I want to edit, it opens in the editor window, but the Project window still remains the active one. ...
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os x snow leopard install xcode in chroot

I'm trying to build a chroot environment for testing developer builds of some software. I need xcode installed in this chroot to build it, but the xcode package from the snow leopard install dvd will ...
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Easy way to get gcc and make in OSX

I want to install a few CPAN modules in OSX. It filed since the module I want requires make and gcc to be installed. A quick google on the subject tells me that I need to install "Apple developer ...
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Installing XCode and iOS

I want to get started in iPhone development, so I downloaded Xcode and the iOS SDK which was more than 2.7GB. Now when I open the downloaded package I only have 2 files: one PDF and one .mpkg at ...
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Xcode find in document stuck in case-sensitive

When in Xcode editing code for my objective C files, I often press Command-F to bring up the little Find-In-Document banner across the top. Sometimes this gets stuck in case-sensitive search, and when ...
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File is not writable problem in xcode?

I created one user and gaveallow user to administrate this computer.But when I logged through that user ,I could not edit and save my xcode project files File is not writable error comes..it did not ...
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emacs equivalent of Xcode's #pragma mark?

I'm coming to emacs from Xcode. An Xcode feature I really like is the ability to type the lines #pragma mark - #pragma mark Section Heading Name to mark the subsequent part of my code as belonging ...
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How can I get GrowlTunes to Launch whenever iTunes Launches?

I think I would be able to do this by modifying iTunes' launch services. Any idea how to go about that? Would editing its info.plist file in a manner similar to below do what I'm looking for? ...
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Mac OSX: opening .cc files with MacVim instead of Xcode by default

In Mac OSX 10.6.4, I'm trying to change the default application for opening .cc files from Xcode to MacVim, but Xcode or OSX won't abide. Here's a screenshot: Notice how the clicking "Change ...
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Why is XCode's “Open file” window behavior so erratic?

I use both "Open" (Cmd+O) and "Open Quickly" (Cmd+Shift+D) in XCode to display source files in my project without having to navigate the source tree with the mouse. Most files are opened in a new ...
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Not able to install xcode_3.2.3_and_ios_sdk_4.0.2.dmg

I have downloaded xcode_3.2.3_and_ios_sdk_4.0.2.dmg from apple website, after the download completed. I tried to install SDK, But when i double clicked on it i got small pop up stating "Warning" The ...
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Downloading XCode using wget or curl [closed]

Is there a way for downloading XCode using curl or wget? EDIT: Why is the following curl snippet not working? First, I login to Apple's site: curl -d "theAccountName=USERNAME&theAccountPW=PASS" ...
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How can I download XCode from my Windows XP PC?

I am at work now and cannot access the internet from my MacBook. I'm trying to download a new installation of XCode from Windows, then transfer it over and install it on my MacBook. When I try to ...
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What is the latest version of Xcode which is compatible with Mac OS X v10.6.2 and iPhone? [closed]

I have Xcode 3.1.3 on Mac OS X 10.5.8 on a MacBook Pro and I want to upgrade from Leopard to Snow Leopard. What Xcode version is compatible with Snow Leopard and how do I install it? Give me some ...
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Trying to install iPhone SDK 4, but it won't detect that Xcode has been closed

I've downloaded the iPhone SDK 4 and I started the installer. Everything seemed fine until it entered into the "installation" step, at which point an "Installation Alert" dialog was raised asking me ...
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Snow Leopard: make command not found, even though XCode is installed?

So I've installed XCode on Snow Leopard. Why am I getting messages like this: sudo: make: command not found What do I need to do to resolve this issue? Solution: I'm not sure what happened, but I ...
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SVN .xcodeproj conflict / transaction issue?

I am trying to add my xcodeproj file/folder thingy to my svn repository. medwall-macmini-1:Summer2010 pebble$ svn add CoreDataTrial.xcodeproj A CoreDataTrial.xcodeproj A ...
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Upgrading Xcode on Mac OS X Leopard?

All of the Xcode upgrades I can find are Snow Leopard only. Can you still upgrade Xcode on Leopard?
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Quicksilver quit launching Xcode

I've been launching Xcode from Quicksilver quite happily for weeks. Suddenly late yesterday, without changing either Xcode or Quicksilver, it started appearing like this: There's no "open" option ...
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Backing up my xcode projects

What is the best way of ensuring my xcode projects are backed up. I am new to Mac and I see there is a timemachine programme, but isn't that for all files? I just want to make sure my xcode files ...
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Why do my Xcode default font starts to look ugly after some time, until I restart?

I plugged in an external monitor. All resolutions match perfectly. MacBookPro LCD is closed. After restarting Xcode editor fonts look very bad. Only in Xcode. When I restart the mac and DON'T use ...
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iPod OS version, Xcode version and Mac OS X version

My Mac OS X version is 10.5.8 Xcode 3.1.4 I hope to debug my app on the iPod Touch iPod OS version 3.1.3(7E18) Organizer told me that I need newest Xcode. I downloaded and try to install the newest ...