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Xcode vs TextEdit “Find and Replace…”

The default hotkey behavior in both Xcode and TextEdit “Find and Replace” is: Find... ⌘F Find and Replace... ⌘⌥F However, in TextEdit, the dialog for “Find and Replace” remains even after you press ...
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Is it better to have more cores or higher processor clock speed to decrease build time for iOS projects

I am trying to pick the most appropriate hardware to speed up build time for iOS projects - I don't know if I should favor faster processors (3.5 GHz) with fewer cores (6) or slower processors (2.7 ...
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Prevent Xcode from jumping to debugging after crash

Hey is there a way to prevent xcode from switching to the debug navigator every time an app crashes? I'd rather stay in the file I am working at a time, the "new" view is completely useless for me
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How do WWDC presenters paste text during demos?

During demos in the WWDC videos, the presenter will often paste code into Xcode to save having to type it in. How are they pasting each different snippet without switching to another app to copy it?
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Index of UIButton in Collection using Swift [closed]

I have Swift code that looks like what's below. I have a collection of four buttons that I've put into an IBOutlet Collection. Those four buttons also link to a @IBAction. When I press a button I am ...
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how do I install SIPSAK?

How and where is this installed from on a Mac? For context, SIPSAK is the SIP Swiss Army Knife: sipsak is a command line tool which can send simple requests to a SIP server. It can run additional ...
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How to install Xcode 4.2.1 for OS X Lion 10.7.5

These instructions say "install xcode", but then say "once you have xcode installed". Pardon, didn't they skip a step? How do you install xcode? 2.1.1. Install Xcode on OS X 10.9 or later ...
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What are the search parameters to get Xcode 4.2?

What are the search parameters to get xcode 4.2? I see xcode 6, and searched for 4.2...and got back hundreds of results. https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action My system: System ...
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Should I reinstall any part of Macports when upgrading XCode?

This page claims that both XCode and MacPorts should be reinstalled whenever a major system change occurs (e.g. upgrading version of OS from 10.8 to 10.9). I have done this before when upgrading from ...
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How do I install SIPSAK with macports?

For context, SIPSAK is the SIP Swiss Army Knife: sipsak is a command line tool which can send simple requests to a SIP server. It can run additional tests on a SIP server which are usefull for ...
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Completely uninstall iOS App and all associated data

Background I am the server side developer working on an API for an IOS app. From time to time as we are in development (when we have big database changes) we reset our server. This process clears all ...
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How to simultaneously debug two schemes of same app on Xcode?

I have a test application which has two schemes A and B, client and server. I would like to debug both schemes at the same time, stepping each other while jumping between the two instances of Xcode. ...
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Installing pymol using macports on yosemite

I tried to install pymol using macports (after trying to build from the source code failed): sudo port install pymol It did install it, giving me two warnings: Warning: xcodebuild exists but ...
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Enable AdHoc or Release build for Safari remote debugging?

Is there any way to enable the CI/development build of our iPad app, used by our QA team and non-iOS developers, to have Safari web inspector / remote debugging support (the app is mainly a UIWebView) ...
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How to accept Xcode license?

I want to install a C based toolbox on Matlab software. To do this, I should install GCC compiler. I think I have done that already. And also I have Xcode too. To setup the toolbox I need to write ...
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TextMate 2 changed files' icon?

Several days ago, I installed the text editor TextMate 2. I notice that the icons of my .h and .m files which were created in Xcode have been changed to the new one. Like the screenshot below which ...
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Install previous XCode Version on Yosemite (4.2)

I need to install XCode Version 4.2, as I'm having Build Code Errors which probably result from using XCode 6 (Android Open Source Project - Known Issues). I tried installing XCode 4.2, but I cannot ...
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Can iBeacon range/region monitoring trigger “dynamic”/data-based notification?

I've looked everywhere (and am a Java/web developer so can't try testing in Xcode myself) but don't know the answer to; Can an iBeacon range and/or region event (for an iOS app that is not running ...
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Mysterious OS X File Extension (bug?)

I know that OS X uses the Launch Services.framework to manage the file-extensions. But the icons which belong to the file-extension are part of the Info.plist in the package contents of the ...
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Delete Xcode shared folder

Can I delete the Developer > Xcode > Shared folder? I want to clear out space and noticed that it takes up 2 gigs of data. Is it safe to delete? I use Xcode often.
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iOS Simulator cannot create devices after upgrading to Xcode 6

I just recently upgraded to XCode 6.1.1 from 5.1.1. When I launch iOS Simulator. I get an error "Unable to boot device in current state: Creating". I have tried deleting the devices and adding them ...
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Please help with debug procedure [closed]

Could someone please guide me ..... I am a first timer. I have an app that runs in Xcode and before I send it off to Apple I would like to (in an ideal world) debug it on both my 5s and my iPad. I ...
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Different programs in the same Xcode C++ project

I am trying to use XCode as my training environment for simple C++ programs. If I create a new project, I can successfully complete everything (compile, run) but If I add one more file, it can't ...
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How do I compile libtheora

Environment OS X 10.10, Yosemite Xcode 6.1.1 Downloaded the library from xiph.org/downloads I tried .configure: libtheora$ sudo ./configure checking build system type... i386-apple-darwin14.1.0 ...
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what is difference between gcc version and Xcode gcc version?

This maybe a little silly question but I am very confused executing pkgutil in shell I get $ pkgutil --pkg-info=com.apple.pkg.CLTools_Executables package-id: com.apple.pkg.CLTools_Executables ...
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XCode - how to “export” app solution

I am very new to coding, especially to using an IDE like XCode. I have a finished app that I'm done compiling and testing it within XCode itself. I wish to create a file that the user would ...
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XCode debug error Thread 1

Ok so I'm trying to work with swift on XCode but every time I start to run my code I get this Thread 1 Queue: com.apple.main-thread(serial) What does this mean?, and how do I fix it? Also i've ...
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Processing of Port Wine Failed

I was in the process of installing Wine on terminal (via Macports), and encountered this hurdle while "computing dependencies": "---> Verifying checksums for xorg-libpthread-stubs Error: ...
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Install Xcode without admin

Is there any way to use Xcode on a computer that I don't have admin permissions for? Is there a way to at least use command line tools like git and gcc?
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Installing Xcode command line tools error: The package “DeveloperToolsCLI.pkg” is untrusted

When I try to install the Xcode Command Line Tools I get the error message: "The package “DeveloperToolsCLI.pkg” is untrusted." I can't seem to find the answer to this problem anywhere, how do you fix ...
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Running Xcode 6 on 2009 iMac

I currently have Yosemite on my Early 2009 iMac. This iMac has a 2 GHz CPU and 2 GB of ram. However, whenever I try to run Xcode 6 on this Mac, it is slow-very slow. When monitoring my cpu, it hovers ...
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Install multiple different versions of Xcode

I am on Yosemite and trying to compile a software package using g++. Compiling this particular package has previously worked on Mountain Lion under Xcode 4.6.3, but now I have Xcode 6.1.1, and the ...
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iOS Simulator installed app location in Xcode 6.1

I am trying to locate the actual location of app installed on iOS Simulator. I am using OSX 10.9.4 with Xcode 6.1 Already tried looking Application Support folder but can't find the simulator ...
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Installing Network Link Conditioner for All Users (Yosemite)

I'm currently deploying "Network Link Conditioner" out to my web team. It's the latest version from the Apple Developer Website (October 16, 2014 from Hardware IO Tools) and I'm installing it on 10.10 ...
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How to find xcode headers on OSX

I'm writing a C program that links to libxml2: #include <libxml/tree.h> #include <libxml/parser.h> On Linux the libxml2 headers are in /usr/include/ and the compiler finds them ...
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Xcode 6.1.1 OpenMP/MPI

I just downloaded Xcode 6.1.1 on my MacBook Pro hoping that it would have the ability to compile code written with either the OpenMP or MPI libraries. However it appears it does not. I was reading ...
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Why do symlinks sometimes vanish in Xcode?

The source files of interest are on a network share hosted on a Win7 machine, but the symlinks are created on this Mac using ln -sf These are .h files, and sometimes one or more of them are not found ...
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How to contact Apple Support?

I had a Apple developer program account. I was the company owner, and I had a user account. I lost control of it a couple of years back, when Apple got broken into and suffered one of their data ...
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Xcode 6.1.1 writes too much data to disk

Recently I noticed that Xcode writes too much data to the disc. Within just 40 hours it wrote more than 13GB to the disk. I restarted Xcode to see what actions cause this insane data transfer. I ...
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Is using the Sprite Kit default spaceship image in my app a copyright infringement?

I am developing a game using sprite kit. When we create a new Spritekit project, by default a spaceship image is present in it. I can delete the icon and make my own but I really like that icon for ...
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How to launch an iOS Simulator with Safari open using a single command?

I am looking for a solution to launch the iOS Simulator from command line with Safari launched by default. Launching the simulator from command line is easy. So is the launching of Safari. But I want ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 together with xCode 6.1.1 - simulators deleted

I had Xcode 6.1.1 installed together with the iOS8 simulators but I need to be able to test websites with iOS7 also so I installed Xcode 5.1.1 also and named it to this. (I also renamed Xcode 6.1.1 to ...
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Old version of iOS app after Time Machine restore

Running OSX 10.10.1 Yosemite. Xcode 6.1.1. I was running 10.10 and it was terribly slow, so I did a back up with Time Machine, and did a clean install of 10.10. It made everything much faster, if ...
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Difference between “Get Xcode” and “Install”

I've just upgraded to Yosemite, and I'm getting the following dialog box: The "cc" command requires the command line developer tools. Would you like to install the tools now? Choose ...
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Why is the process named geod in my iOS simulator trying to access irs.gov?

I'm developing an app that has absolutely nothing to do with anything other than specific external audio-related hardware. While running my app in the iOS simulator, I got a message from my ...
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XCode change Comment SYMBOL

I know how to change key-bindings. My question, which is almost nowhere to find on google: could someone please tell me, how to change the comment-symbols. For example, I want to sometimes define them ...
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Xcode GUI adjusting location of Navigator-Menu

How can one adjust the view settings, so that the Navigator-Menu (see image) appears on the right or on the bottom, etc.? UPDATE: Thanks, jherran, for telling me the name of this menu.
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Can't paste into Xcode

In the past few months, I have been unable to paste text into XCode. I can paste from xcode to xcode. I cannot paste from anywhere else. The cursor moves the amount of characters that are supposed ...
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Yosemite Can't start Xcode 6.1.1 with error -10699

Recently i upgrade to Yosemite, but i can't start my Xcode, when i try to start it via terminal using open -a xcode i got error: failed for the application Xcode.app with error -10699 Any ...
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Test Flight - How long does it take to transfer an App to a device?

I was playing around with Test Flight - to put a version on my colleagues phone took 24-48 hours while we were separated. Normally he would work beside me and I can just directly compile to the device ...