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Can I copy xcode from my applications folder to external hard disk?

I downloaded xcode from the Mac App store on my home computer and it installed to around 11 GB on my applications folder. I tried copying the xcode app from the applications folder to my external hard ...
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What format does Xcode use to display 'data' types in plist files?

If I open a .plist file in TextEdit, all the properties with type "data" are displayed in Base64 encoding, for example <data>SGFja2ludG9zaA==</data>. Xcode shows these values in some ...
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is it possible to add two developers to the development of an app?

I am just starting to work with XCode and I am kind of lost. I am working on an iOS app and I want to add a friend who will help me to develop the app. How can we both work on the app? is there any ...
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How to update Xcode from 7.2.1 to 7.3.1 using terminal (commandline tools)

I just need to know if there's a way to update Xcode from 7.2.1 to 7.3.1 using terminal (command line interface)? The reason is I updated the Xcode via Mac App Store and once it was installed, the ...
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Can I create a custom iMovie transition?

IMovie is mostly a 'canned' software, I am limited to presets for the most part. I understand that there are a few workarounds to adding custom effects (creating 2d video with green background, or ...
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Xcode / Working for a completely distinct application but parallely to another one

I used to work on my own mobile application through my Apple Id, tied to my own mail address. Now, I am working for a company aiming to build their application. In order to correctly put the ...
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How to re-install iOS SDK in Xcode?

Xcode gives me an error when looking for iPhoneOS 8.3 SDK. The path exists in my filesystem but contains only one unrelated file. Xcode tells me I have that version already installed inside ...
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Xcode 7.2.1 Supporting Files folder missing [closed]

I am on OS X 10.11.5 and Supporting Files folder is missing I am following tutorials and they all have that but not in mine I already tired recreating new projects but it's missing in all of them ...
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How to Lock apps using FingerPrint in iPhone [closed]

Can we lock other apps (eg.Facebook, Twitter) with fingerprint using Xcode.
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Renewing the Developer Program Membership after it expires

My Developer Program Membership (along with the iOS Distribution Certificate - it seems) expires in a couple of weeks. About a week ago, Apple sent me an email implying that I must renew the ...
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How do I tell Xcode to create a bot using an OS X Server git repo?

I have two git remotes in my Xcode Accounts preferences (also shown correctly in git remote -v). One is the original github clone source; the other is an OS X Server Xcode repo. I ...
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Is it possible to copy iPhone data to Mac using Xcode?

I connected my iphone to a my friend Mac which running Xcode to debug an app. After plugging, I clicked "Trust [this computer]" and it took some time to detect the device in Xcode. While debugging, he ...
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TestFlight crash reports missing for latest builds

From Apple developer guide I learned how to download the TestFlight crash reports. In the crash organiser it shows only up to build number 3 while I have uploaded build number 6 to the TestFlight. ...
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Change colour of browser address/search bar

In OSX would it be possible to change the background colour and/or text colour of the address/search bar input field of a browser (Chrome, Safari, etc)? Not just the highlight colour (System Prefs > ...
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In Xcode 8 beta how do I view storyboard as a generic (square) device?

I selected: Main.storyboard > View Controller > Attributes inspector > Size: Inferred I also selected View as: iPhone 6 from the menu at the bottom of the storyboard window. How do I view it as a ...
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Brew doctor asking to update xcode, while its already updated

When I run brew doctor It says Warning: Your Xcode (6.4) is outdated Please update to Xcode 7.3.1. Xcode can be updated from the App Store. While I already have latest XCode cli, which I found ...
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How to see colors in Xcode? [closed]

I'm interested in replacing written-out colors with their actual representation. The example is shown below is on Apple's website, and I can't seem to find a way to do it within Xcode. I'm afraid that ...
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What is the format of a .xip file

As Xcode 8 beta is available to download, I see it's distributed with a .xip extension, Xcode_8_beta.xip. What is the .xip format? What's the difference between previous .dmg format?
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xcode build of citra not working

My machine: MAC OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. Situation: Installing citra (following the instructions on https://citra-emu.org/wiki/Building-For-OS-X). Everything works except the last step. Running in ...
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Is it possible to install Xcode 7 in 10.9 OS X?

I have very slow Mac with an HDD (MacBook C2D 2.24Ghz/2.40Ghz) and there is no possibility to install El Capitan or Yosemite (very,very slow). I want to use a newer Xcode to learn programming though. ...
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Xcode error The maximum number of apps for free development profiles has been reached

I am under the age of 18 so I can't get into the Apple Developer program. I am forced to just use my free developer account and I have been for the past year. Today for some reason I am getting this ...
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iOS background image height width in Xcode for 1x, 2x, 3x

I am trying to add a background image to iOS app. I am not sure about the dimensions of the image for the 1x, 2x, 3x. I want the background image working for all screen sizes.
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Does macOS Sierra run Xcode 7.x?

Is Xcode 7.x functional running macOS Sierra to submit builds to iTunes Connect?
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Can the Xcode7/iOS9 'sideload' of apps work over wifi, or does it absolutely require a USB connection?

It's nice that Xcode 7 can 'sideload' home-built apps to iOS devices without the prior provision-profile/app-store complexity. But, all guides I've found imply a USB connection is necessary. Is there ...
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How can I reinstall gcc?

Im new with mac and tried to install gcc / g++ on an MacBook Air with El Captain. I installed Xcode and used xcode-select --install It completed and was successful. However, for some reason I ...
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Could Xcode be crashing my SSD?

So here's an adventure. Twice my system has stopped working completely (gets stuck on endless loop booting, requires OS reinstall even to be able to get at a backup. Once, in spring 2015 on ...
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Find out which app icon is missing in xcode for an app

I already published an app succesfull to the appstore. But now something has changed and I get an error when publish again the same app: Missing required icon file. The bundle does not contain an ...
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X11/Xlib.h file not found

I am trying to install Savi-program for monitoring satellites found here via Terminal. I am developer so I have XCode installed. which gcc returns /usr/bin/gcc. Command make ARCH=macosx once in the ...
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Can Applications compiled in Xcode 3.2.6 run in the later versions of iOS (8/9)

I have a Mac which has the 10.6.8 OS X version running on it. I would like to know whether applications compiled in a older version of Xcode (3.2.6) run on the later versions of iOS. I am currently ...
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How to Remove iOS dev/IDE/… from Xcode?

I need space in my SSD. I just need terminal tools in OS X El-capitan, not the Xcode IDE, not iOS, ... The space 10.49 Gb is just too much in my 60 GB disk partition. These PATHs do not work anymore ...
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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account issue with provisioning profile

I am trying to install an app on my Apple TV using Xcode 7, however everytime when I sign into my apple id the create button for iOS Developer is not visible. I can not create a provisioning profile.
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Xcode install command via OS X Terminal

I have Mac OS X version 10.5.7 so I downloaded Xcode version 4.6.3 and launched it. According to many tutorials (such as this) I am supposed to install further command line tools via terminal: xcode-...
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Ghost project icon in Xcode laucher

Every time Xcode's launcher opens, I see the icon of a project that has been deleted for ages. I double click it, then the error message appears saying it's no longer in my system, but the icon ...
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Xcode 7 Simulator - “SpringBoard cannot be opened because of a problm.”

I was successfully using the Xcode Simulator yesterday evening. This morning when I came into work, I didn't change anything, but suddenly, every time I open the Simulator, this error pops up "...
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how to place file inside /sbin/ in MAC 10.11 during .pkg installation

We have been installing / placing a tool for dhcp refresh under /sbin till MAC 10.10 there were no issues. but now it is completely blocked. even with root privilege i cannot able to place it. Any way ...
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Can I Reinstall Application Loader Without Xcode?

I just became an Apple Developer about an hour ago. On another question I was advised that I could use Application Loader to submit my Unity 3D puzzle apps to the Mac App Store. I read that it was ...
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Can I Use TestFlight Beta Testing for Apps Not Created Using Xcode?

I just submitted my enrollment application to be an Apple Developer. I have three Mac 3D Puzzle apps that were created using Unity 5.3.2 that I plan to sign and submit to the Mac App Store after I'm ...
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How Do I Get Testers for my App Submissions?

I submitted my enrollment in the Apple Developer Program a couple of days ago. I'm waiting to be approved. I have Mac 3D Puzzle apps that were created as .app files using Unity 5.3.2. I plan to ...
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Mac App Store: we could not complete your update the server gave an error during download: 403 Forbidden

I wish to update Xcode with Mac App Store and receive this error we could not complete your update the server gave an error during download: 403 Forbidden I am logged in with my AppleID. Other ...
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GCC 5.X integration on Xcode 6

I need to use/integrate GCC 5.X (in my case 5.3, and it is already installed) on Xcode 6.2. I've found a lot of outdated tutorials about GCC 4.X and Xcode 5 (or lower), but all of them are outdated ...
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How to change the GNU Make's (default) default location of gcc

I run Mac OS X El Capitan 10.4. I have used brew to install Compilation Tools (https://www.topbug.net/blog/2013/04/14/install-and-use-gnu-command-line-tools-in-mac-os-x/). Now when I run make, it ...
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Xcode 7 fails to do “find in project” when run from a second OSX partition - anyone else seen or have a solution for this ?

I have OSX El Cap installed on two partitions. The first is my original partition that has been my development Xcode C++ iMac since 2011. I recently created a new smaller partition with the intent of ...
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Does OS X or Xcode have applications to manage cheat sheet/commands list?

I'm learning coding on OS X, as I'm a beginner, I have to read cheat sheets and I have bunch of files like that, Git commands, Ubuntu Server commands, Node.js modules command and so on. Today I saw ...
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Making sense of XCode's code suggestions

I come from a Visual Studio and .NET technology background and am about a month into app development with Swift and XCode. I'm curious as to why some properties of objects are not suggested by XCode? ...
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Xcode is shutting down network access on my iMac

This is really strange. I'm running OS X 10.11.4 with all updates in place on a 2010 iMac. I am using Xcode 7.3 for iOS development. When I build and deploy my iOS app to any iOS device through Xcode,...
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How to run swift command while staying on breakpoint in XCode?

In JetBrains's IDEs there is a option to launch custom commands while staying on breakpoint. Is there same functionality in XCode?
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How I make XCode guarantee that some path is relative?

After I updated xcode from 6.1 to the current one, all my projects stopped compiling on other people machines. When I click files referenced from elsewhere, on my machine it shows that they are ...
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Xcode not showing latest iOS update?

I am currently trying to run my prototype app on my physical iOS device. An error is coming up saying "Could not find Developer Disk." I have come to the conclusion (by looking at other question on ...
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XCode text search of source tree gives incomplete results

I have been using xcode 6.4 for C++ heavily lately, (I can't use the latest for certain reasons of compatibility for the project) and relied on the text search window. Lately however it started ...
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Small XCode Bug where No Output is Shown

I've recently begun to learn how to program in C, and have been using the application XCode (ver 7.2) to do so. For the most part, it's been working very well, but I've recently come across a problem: ...