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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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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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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Disable OS X Server's shutdown prompt?

I've just installed OS X Server. Whenever I try to shut it down (as a local interactive user), I keep seeing a prompt that requires me to enter an admin's name and password before proceeding with the ...
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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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?