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Instruments Not Able to Launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator Unless it is Pre-Selected Manually

My UI Tests running in Instruments not able to launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator unless the Device is manually selected. For Example, if I have 'iPad 2' as my current selected device, trying to launch ...
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Stop xcode opening file on startup

I cloned my hard drive onto an SSD using SuperDuper. Now when I boot using the SSD, xcode opens an obscure source code file living in /opt (always the same file). I've tried quitting xcode, restart ...
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To discontinue line in many lines in Xcode

I have the following code, but I do not want it to continue to many lines. I want everything in one line. How can you prevent this from happening?
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xcode not responding/hanging on start up/loading time

When I close a project and re-open any project it takes just less than 1 minute to load, but when I exit completely from Xcode and re-open any project it takes about 10-15 minutes to load. I see ...
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Home Server for an iOS developer | Xcode continuous integration

I am currently developing websites and ios applications. Recently, I decided to install a home server for cloud/back-up purposes and especially for xcode server(helping me test my builds) with version ...
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Where can I get a signed iOS 8.2 .ipsw file for iPhone 4S?

Until about a week ago, Apple offered a signed version of iOS 8.2. Now the file is not signed anymore. Is there any place where I can still download the signed version of the file? Does anyone still ...
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Change line spacing in Xcode 6

I've seen this question asked before in Stack Overflow, but for Xcode 4, so I guess I'll give it a try: Is it possible to change line spacing in Xcode 6? If so, how? Thanks in advance.
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How to display project name in minimized Xcode?

When Xcode project window is collapsed to dock it shows name of the current file: Is there any way to customize Xcode, so it will show project name in the dock, or "project_name - file_name"?
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How to link back to the correct C compiler?

While trying to install fink-0.38.4 I get the ERROR: There is no C compiler on your system. Make sure that the Developer Tools are installed. I have got errors about missing a C compiler while trying ...
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images work for iPad Retina simulator but not for iPad Air?

Running in iPad Retina simulator, everything looks great. Correct scale, etc. But when running in iPad Air simulator, graphics and positioning are all half of what they should be. Basically the ...
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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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Any way to change language setting on physical iPhone through automation?

I'm using Appium to run automated tests on a physical iPhone. The app I'm testing is multilingual so I need to test it on various languages. I've searched and searched but cannot find a way to ...
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WWDC scholarship

I submitted my WWDC Scholarship app and the first time I tried submitting it, it just logged me out. The second time it worked but my .app file was in the Xcode project, is that ok?
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Command line tool installed, but gcc/g++ compiler not working

Heads up, I have a similar problem such as in this question, but it wasn't resolved: how to debug configure.sh errors when compiling rsync on Yosemite So basically I am looking to compile code via ...
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Debug iOS Application using distribution certificate

I have Xcode setup with distribution certificate, when i run the application, It gets installed in the device but halts the connection in Xcode and throws an error. The issue is, the application ...
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Disable three finger drag on Xcode

I want to use the three finger vertical swipe to switch between header and implementation files on Xcode, but this stops working when I have three finger drag enabled in system preferences. I've ...
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Is Xcode with Swift on Mavericks possible?

My school computers have OS X 10.9.4 on them but they don't want to update them because of incompatibility with their Music class software. From what I see on Apple's website Xcode 6.4 and 6.3.1 both ...
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Is it possible to enable Code Folding in Xcode for Bash scripts?

I work a lot with bash scripts and some of them can get pretty lengthy. Up until now, I've been using BBEdit as my editor of choice because of the way it handles locked files and permissions. But ... ...
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Mac mini 2012 (2.3 quad core) Vs late 2014 (2.8 dual core)

I'm on my way to buy my new mac mini for my IOS development and I'm a bit unfamiliar with Apple products so I just want an advice from experts about that. my budget is not that high so I have 2 ...
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Hide Xcode's toolbar in fullscreen mode

How can I hide Xcode's toolbar in fullscreen mode (cmd + ctrl + f)? I tried to hide it and then go into fullscreen but it appeared immediately. Also I tried to hide it using right-click -> hide ...
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Export developer accounts from Xcode

I want to export developer accounts at Xcode from one Mac to another, so I created a .developerprofile file as per what said here: How do I transfer my iOS developer profile to another computer? ...
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Is it possible to select which version of Swift to use in Xcode?

There's an update for Xcode 6.3 and it includes a new version of Swift (1.2). If I update, do I have to migrate all my Swift code to 1.2 or can I select an older version of Swift?
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Not able to create new project in Xcode [duplicate]

Here are the steps I used open Xcode create a new project choose the command line prompt On the the option for new project I put the product name For language I choose C++ Then I can't proceed. ...
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Mac App Store updated an app, app doesn't know?

A few days ago, I have seen the newly released version of Xcode (6.3) in the updates section of the store, so today I decided to update it. Updating from 6.2, the process started normally (Xcode was ...
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Determine xcode command line tools version

How do I determine what version(s) of xcode command line tools I have? I tried doing $ gcc --version Configured with: --prefix=/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/usr ...
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Is there any way to get OS X to keep the iOS Simulator icon in the dock across Xcode upgrades?

I use the iOS Simulator often to check webpages so I run it and pick "Keep in Dock". That's works except every time Xcode upgrades it's no longer in the dock and I have to go digging for it again. Is ...
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how to debug configure.sh errors when compiling rsync on Yosemite

I am trying to build myself a new version of rsync 3.1.1 under Mac OS 10.10.3, as the mac comes with an older version, and the project does not distribute binaries. I followed this simple script but ...
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Can the Macbook 12 inch handle XCode/Eclipse for Android/iOS development? [closed]

I know that Macbook 12 inch was created for battery life and it's lightness instead of performance, but I am really curious about it's performance for development purposes. Did anyone actually test ...
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iOS Xcode development on MacBook Air 2015 [closed]

I am deciding to get a 2015 MacBook Air for iOS development, and was wondering how well my specs on the custom macbook I am ordering. I am getting the 13 inch 2015 MacBook Air 8 GB RAM 1.6 gigahertz ...
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Xcode failed to download, use the purchases page to try again

I continue to get this error each time I try to install xcode: "Xcode failed to download, use the purchases page to try again" This is with the newest OSX 10.10.3. I found this thread: Xcode failed ...
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How do I unlock a .plist file in /private/var/db/receipts so that I can change it?

I want to edit some com.myApp.plist. I'm running OS 10.10.3, and I do have Xcode installed. But every time I try to edit the file, it's locked and I can't save my changes. If I try to save it with ...
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I need help updating Xcode

I have a mac that I primarily use for xcode (so I am not really familiar with how Macs work). I develop iOS apps. Of late I have been running out of space. I delete as much as I can and the space ...
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Xcode update would not work, and now won't leave the App Store update queue

Hello I am trying to remove this update. It was not working and I ended up downloading the Xcode update directly from apple.developer, it gave me no problem. This has been my spring cleaning project ...
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How can I securely store passwords in xcode app?

I'm writing an app with Xcode using Applescript-ObjC. I'm wanting to put in some usernames and passwords to automatically check some remote servers. How can I put these login credentials in the app ...
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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: ...
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Why “Apple SD Gothic Neo Light” font differ in ios 7 simulator and ios 8 simulator?

I took UILabel named "Apple" and check for iOS 7.1 and 8.1 for FONT "Apple SD Gothic Neo Light". But it looks different in both simulator.
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How do I a search with applescript cocoa that sets properties with actions

A little bit of context here, I have a text file which is compiled of all the computers and users of my network, its referenced so I can easily find and VNC into them. My regular applescript looks ...
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Why will Xcode not update?

Software update always tells me Xcode 6.2 is available. Other updates install when requested, but when I click the XCode update button it asks me for Apple ID and password. Other items update ...
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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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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 ...