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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Is it possible to open someone's Xcode snapshot in my Xcode?

My boss sent me a Xcode Snapshot of the project that he is working on, but I don't know how to open it and I am not sure if it's possible to open it. Can someone teach me?
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Permission denied issue in cocos2d update

I have been trying to update to Cocos2D version 2, but I always get the following lines of code in the terminal. Installing Xcode 4 Box2d iOS template ...
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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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Issues installing .pkg file on OS X

I'm having a real hard time installing an app I made for Mac. I created the package with Xcode 4.6.1 on OS X 10.8. I can run the .pkg fine on 10.8. The deployment target was set to OS X 10.7. However, ...
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Command /usr/sbin/chown failed with exit code 1 Error when archiving

I'm trying to archive a project to submit it to the iOS App Store, but keep getting this problem. I have already set yes to the skip install option, re-installed Xcode, rebooted and re-copied my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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XCode equivalent of Visual Studio clipboard ring?

In Visual Studio there is a clipboard ring and you can CTRL + SHIFT + V to cycle through the last 15 strings to be cut or copied. Is there an equivalent in XCode? Google seems to say no but ...
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How to restore version control in XCode?

I have just recently backed-up my XCode C++ project on my pendrive, using rsync -avu Since then, the version control for my project is lost (grayed-out) on every files, I can modify the files and ...
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access Windows shared folder with Xcode

I am developing some multiplatform software and have to develop, build and test on both, Windows and OS X. Very often I am in the situation that I have made some changes on one OS, that almost ...
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Mac crashing with black screen on XCode install + random other times

I have a Macbook Pro bought over a year ago without extended warranty. Lately it has started crashing as follows - the screen goes black. The last note of the music (if playing, radio or iTunes) ...
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XCode to debug gdb-debuggable executable

I have compiled a cmake-based executable that is (miraculously) debuggable in gdb. So examining hundreds of variables with the terminal becomes a little bit slow for very large projects and I would ...
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Upgrade to OS X 10.7 Lion and Xcode 4 with low disk space

I want to upgrade to OS X Lion (from 10.6.8) but only have 2.5 GB free on my system disk. I also want to upgrade to XCode 4, so I have 10 GB in /Developer that I might be able to trash (though I'm a ...
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Save As… on Mac always saves in “Library/Autosave Information”

I'm incredibly frustrated with my Mac right now. Every time I try to re-save any file that I recently opened, it doesn't overwrite the file I opened, it instead saves to a duplicate copy that 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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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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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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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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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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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 pring A) When trying a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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iOS simulator autolaunches after start up on OSX

The iOS simulator is automatically launching when I startup my computer. Anyone know how to change the settings so it doesn't do that? I've checked preferences in the simulator and xcode and ...