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How to uninstall an app installed in iOS simulator from command line?

I'm looking for a way to uninstall an app from iOS simulator which doesn't require an interaction with the emulator. In fact I'd find more handy to do the equivalent as Android adb uninstall ... ...
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Provisioning Profiles are not being deleted

When I remove the provisioning profiles from my iPhone using XCode 7.2, they always reappear whenever I reconnect my device. This is where I'm viewing and deleting it: (the image is merely ...
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Downloading Xcode Purchase page to try again error

The problem first started while trying to update Xcode, it gets about three quarter through the update and then displays the error 'purchase page to try again'. I updated from Yosemite to El Capitan ...
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Text not showing up in Xcode source editor

I am trying to work on a project in Xcode and for some reason, in all of the source files, the code text down not appear. It is just a blank screen in the "Standard Editor." Yet when run, it runs ...
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XCode problems - freeze and high memory usage

I had a problem with XCode - during debug session on device randomly see freeze and in Activity Monitor I see that XCode uses a lots of memory (over the physical RAM installed in MBP). I'm sending ...
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How do I build and install gcc5 in OS X 10.11 without Xcode?

Obviously installing gcc from source will require a compiler to build it; is it possible to install gcc without Xcode?
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Is the C compiler used in Xcode ANSI-compliant?

I need to build php from source but when I compile php and apache with xcode, Compiler logs some warnings about "deprecated" uses however I use latest tools. So I found out that apache recommends "...
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Problem installing xcode 4.6.2 on OS X 10.8.5

I need to install Xcode 4.6.2 on Mountain Lion 10.8.5. I got the dimg file from developer.apple.com, and ran it to install. This appeared to work, but when I click the icon in Finder, I get a dialog ...
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Xcode 4.6 hangs when loading

I'm new at this. I decided I wanted to build an iPhone app. I installed OS X 10.7.5 and Xcode 4.6.3 on a several-years-old macbook (2 GB memory) I double click on the Xcode icon in the Applications ...
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In which Macbook Xcode run smoothly? [closed]

My primary goal to purchase new Macbook is to develop iPhone, iPad and Mac applications. I want to know in which Macbook xcode will run very smoothly ? I have two selection option Macbook air and ...
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Xcode 7.2 Slow/Hung Find and May Require Force Quit

Using Xcode 7.2 I often encounter difficulties using the Find function. Xcode will frequently become unresponsive (usually before I can type in the search string) for several seconds and a number of ...
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Does anyone use Xcode Playgrounds on a Macbook 2015? [closed]

I'm interested in the MacBook 2015 form factor and wondered if anyone uses Xcode Playgrounds on one and how it handles it in terms of responsiveness, battery drain and screen size. I realise that ...
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How to increment the font size of the Xcode UI?

I googled and saw only how to increment the editor font size (code size). But how do I enlarge the UI font size?
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Why code lines in Xcode 7.2 are cutting some times?

Sometimes, while using Xcode 7.2, when I scrolls up-down or when I select a code block or shrink the if/else block, my screen is seen as following image. Due to this problem, sometimes, I cannot ...
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An error occurred when enrolling for the Apple Developer Program

I have an Apple ID, and I am able to access the Member Centre, and all other Apple related sites with my Apple ID. I would like to enrol in the Apple Developer Program as an individual, in order for ...
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Macbook 12" Swift 2.0 Xcode 7 filenames in project font color

Macbook 12" Swift 2.0 Xcode 7 filenames in project font color My problem outside of being 1 week into learning Xcode and Swift after not coding software for 15 years, is that the file names in my ...
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XCode update is not being reflected

I have downloaded the latest Xcode 7.2 from the App Store. But when I open Xcode, it still show the version as 6.4. I am running on OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. How do I use Xcode version 7 and above?...
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Is it a problem if the iOS Device identifier is registered with upper case letters?

I'm at a situation where I have 3 iPhone's and the only one that has it's Provisioning Profile correctly recognized by Delphi Seattle has lower-case letters only at the Member Center. I thought it ...
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How do I create an explicit app ID using Xcode?

So far I've been able to create an iOS Team Provisioning profile with Xcode, but it looks like it is only possible to create it using a Wildcard App Id. Since I need to enable Push Notifications it ...
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How do I zoom without a trackpad in Xcode Instruments Time Profiler?

When using Xcode Instruments Time Profiler on my Macbook, I'm able to pinch to zoom in on the CPU measurements in the Swim-lane. However I cannot figure out how to do the equivalent on my iMac with no ...
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Unable to create outlet using trackpad

I am using Xcode 7 on a MacBook Air without mouse. Just the trackpad for navigation. I don't know how to create an outlet to a label using trackpad.
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DIY patching of OS X system binaries?

So since nobody on Apple.SE, Unix.SE or other sites was able to help me with my little WWAN problem, I've taken a look at the configd source and I was wondering... suppose I'd want to give patching ...
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Xcode not saving full screen size

Xcode is opening with a window with the height 778px. If I decrease is height and restart it, it correctly saves and restores the new height, but if I increase it to occupy the full screen, it resets ...
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How do I ignore ownership on an external hard drive without using Get Info?

I have been trying to set my external hard drive to ignore ownership in permissions, but I can't seem to do it. I am trying to enable the ignore ownership option because I am trying to run Xcode from ...
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Xcode doesn't start

I recently downloaded Xcode directly from apple.com (I didn't use the App Store). Now I try to open it, but it just says "Checking Xcode", it loads until the progress bar reaches 100% and then it does ...
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My find/replace text magically changes in Xcode

I had a project wide find/replace search all set up yesterday in my Xcode project. Today when I get back to Xcode (without restarting or touching it in any way) the search text has changed. The ...
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Can word break characters be changed in OS X 10.11 El Captain (or XCode 7.2)?

When I double-click text in an XCode string to select an entire word, any text connected to it with a dot (.) will also get selected. I would like to make that not happen so that dots and other ...
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What does “is not recognized as an internal or external command” error mean?

I have spun up a VM of OS X since my main user is not an admin and I need to do things that require admin access. My end goal is to install the Xcode command line tools into a VirtualBox VM I created ...
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Xcode 7.2 downloading but not installing

I went through the tedious download process via App Store. The row in the App Store Updates tab said Xcode was installed. But no sign of it in Applications folder. When I go to the Purchased tab of ...
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Best way to check in bash if Command Line Tools are installed?

Using bash, I want to check if Command Line Tools are installed. Currently they are and when I will type xcode-select --install I get: xcode-select: error: command line tools are already ...
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Freetype Code Signing Error (Xcode 7.1) App Upload Issue

I'm wondering if anyone can fix my problem? I'm trying to upload a project to the App Store. I'm using Xcode 7.1. I'm getting the following error related to code-signing freetype. CodeSign /Users/me/...
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How to get the default compiler of c++ on Mac os x

I am new in c++ on Mac os x and I need to know how to get some details: How to get the default compiler c++/c? How to change the default compiler? How to set the compiler in a CMakelists.txt file ...
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How to open an existing non-xcode project in xcode?

I want to open an existing non-xcode project (that means has no .xcodeproj file) in xcode? I looked into some of the sources, but did find anything useful.
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Troubleshooting installing Xcode updates, stuck

I am trying to install the upgrades to Xcode, Xcode version 7.2. Unfortunately, the App Store shows that this installation has been "Installing --- less than a minute" for over four hours. It ...
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How to know app(from AppStore) is still installing and didn't just hang?

I am trying to download Xcode and it says "installing" but has not done anything different for an hour(just sitting there). How do I know it is still installing?
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How do I replace matched regular expression without including the final character in XCode?

I've got a number of places in files for a project with the following format: func whatever() ->Bool {. However, it looks like the standard Swift guide is to use func nevermind() -> String (...
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Start application with environment from a terminal session

I use nvm to manage my node versions. Now i have to type nvm use stable to let nvm set my path variable like this /Users/michaelmalura/.nvm/versions/node/v5.1.1/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/...
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How to add app icon for iPad Pro in Xcode

In Xcode 7.1 and 7.1.1 there is no slot for app icon for iPad Pro. I have no idea how to put in an app icon for iPad Pro. How can it be done? Does the App Store make the scaled version of the iPad ...
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Xcode 7.1.1 very slow and laggy

I updated to the newest Xcode version 7.1.1 in the hope, that the performance will be better. But no, performance is much worse again. When typing a word, an indexer starts immediately and CPU is on ...
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compile error: <atomic> is not implemented

When I compile a open source program called gate with "make" I have this error message: error <atomic> is not implemented I must add that I know this program and I compiled it several times ...
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How do I set a textfields string to a variable in AppleScript?

I want to set the text in a text field to a variable, in this case called variable1. Here's the part of my script. on button836_(sender) set variable1 to quoted form of POSIX path of (choose ...
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XCode 7.1.1 update, missing otool and git

I recently installed Xcode 7.1.1 After installation there seems to be problem with it. git is missing Kaunteys-MacBook-Pro:~ Kaunteya$ git 2015-11-26 13:44:03.369 xcodebuild[2118:134190] ### ...
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How to adjust the compiler for c++11 on 10.8

Originally, I posted my question on Stack Overflow.Compile R package It seems that when installing the R library(Boom) I always get that error relating to compile error: fatal error: 'future' file ...
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How do I install command line tools without installing Xcode?

I would like to install command line tools without installing Xcode as it is more than 4GB and I don't want to waste that much space since all I need are the command line tools. I have used xcode-...
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Can't compile source code on mac

I already have xcode installed on OSX Yosemite. I have also run it and accepted terms and conditions. I can also do gcc --version and I see Configured with: --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/...
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Recover deleted header files in Xcode

I accidentally run this buildstripheaders and IT DELETED ALL MY .h files from my xcode projects. I don't have a latest backup. Is there a way to get my header files back or recreate them?
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Cannot remove iOS simulator receipt files from Trash

I was trying to use the iOS7 simulator in El Capitan in Xcode 6.4, deleted it, reinstalled it etc. Part of that was dragging iOS 7.1.simruntime from /Library/Developer/CoreSimulator/Profiles/Runtimes ...
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Float application over full screen?

I want to view Xcode (can go fullscreen) and the iOS simulator (can't go fullscreen) on one screen. I want Xcode to be fullscreen and the Simulator next to it. Is there a way to either: Float the ...
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Test apps on iPhone

A new function in Xcode 7 is that I can test my apps on iOS devices without a paid developer account. It works fine on my iPad air, but when I tries with my iPhone 5s I always get some kind error ...
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Xcode 7.1.1 opens up as Xcode 7.0.1

I updated my Xcode to 7.1.1 (it said so in the Mac App Store). When I click on "Open", Xcode 7.0.1 showed up instead of Xcode 7.1.1. Do I need OSX El Capitan to run Xcode 7.1.1 ? In the past, I had ...