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What are alternative keyboard shortcuts for Mission Control if you use Xcode?

As listed in this question Xcode Keyboard Shortcuts Conflicted there are a lot of Mission Control shortcuts that interfere with Xcode and I was wondering what are some good alternative keyboard ...
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Homebrew warning: “No developer tools installed” even though Xcode is installed

After installing Homebrew the "brew doctor" command returns: Warning: No developer tools installed. You should install the Command Line Tools. Run `xcode-select --install` to install them. …and I ...
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How can I plug FileMerge into my Source Control App

I'd like to use FileMerge (Version 2.8) as Git and Perforce's Diff viewer, however whenever one of these apps tries to do a diff I get this message: This isn't just for Groovy files either,it's for ...
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Is it possible to use FileMerge as standalone app?

I'm wondering if there is a way to use FileMerge as a standalone tool. I don't want to install Xcode, since I don't need it. I just want the FileMerge app. Is that possible?
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Emulate older iOS versions on Mavericks

I downloaded latest XCode version for Mavericks. I'm looking forward to emulate older versions of iOS for wev development testing. I followed instructions at this posts where an answer recommends ...
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Xcode 5 update, why am I stuck on Xcode 3.2.6?

I'm running Xcode (downloaded from the Mac App Store) on my MacBook Pro running OS X Mavericks. The weird thing is I am running version 3.2.6, yet Xcode claims to be up to date. There are no updates ...
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Mac-to-Mac VPN Xcode speed: AFP vs VNC

I connect from home-Mac to work-Mac over VPN. Then I have 2 options in Finder: VNC: screen-share (restricts you to work-monitors' resolution) AFP: mount the work-directory, then open the Xcode ...
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How can I install the Command Line Tools completely from the command line?

I'd like to script the installation of the the Xcode Command Line Tools. On Mavericks, xcode-select --install will open a dialog prompting the user to install, but I'd like to trigger the install ...
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Does installing Xcode 5.0 with iOS 7 SDK remove my iOS 6.x SDKs?

I have Xcode 4.6.3 with iOS 6.0 & 6.1 SDKs. I want to install Xcode 5.0. Does it remove iOS 6.0 & 6.1 SDKs or it will just update my previous Xcode to latest with iOS 7 SDK keeping iOS 6.0 ...
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Stuck “Installing” Icon [duplicate]

I installed an ad-hoc iOS app, the app is installed but there is another icon which still says installing and it won't go away, and I can't delete it. I rebooted to no avail.
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Xcode Service: Do I need a separate Mac for OS X Server on Mavericks?

I am an iOS developer and I want to implement continuous integration in Xcode. I have received the following email from Apple: As an iOS developer, you can now take advantage of continuous ...
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User input assigned to variable in AppleScript then passed to “do shell script” command

How do I grab input from the user in AppleScript and then pass the result of the variable to a do shell script command from within AppleScript itself? For example, the user would type the answer foo ...
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How to run third-party iOS apps in OS X?

I have a lot of awesome iOS apps such as Procreate that I would I like to use in OSX. Currently, I am only able to run my own iOS apps in OSX through Xcode. I heard some rumours that thirdparty iOS ...
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Terminal goes slow after install Mavericks OS

After I've update my OS to Mavericks. Terminal goes really slow, I've found out that the problem must be from Xcode. While I remove Xcode from my computer terminal works fine, and after I installed ...
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Does Mavericks support OpenCL?

I installed the new OS X Mavericks and new Xcode on the "mid 2011" Macbook air. I run the code from this question, trying to test if the GPU supports OpenCL. But It seems to behave the same it ...
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How to submit a bug report to Apple's bug tracker?

I managed to write a piece of code that made Xcode 5's LLVM compiler segfault. Xcode prints a message that asks me to submit a bug report at http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/. I try to do that, ...
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How Can I Set XCode to Correctly Highlight Multi-Line Strings for Shell Scripts?

Quite simply I have a shell script that I'm editing in XCode, and it contains several strings which contain new-lines. Easiest way for me to do this was just to leave the string open so that it spans ...
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Why does Xcode open when I start OS X?

Why does Xcode open with this file every time I start or restart OS X 10.8.4? I close it each time, have never manually opened it, and have no .savedState folder for Xcode in ~/.Library/Saved ...
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Uninstall OSX-gcc-installer without first installing Xcode

Is there a way that I can uninstall osx-gcc-installer without first having to install Xcode, then run sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools —mode=all ? I installed it on Mountain Lion, and I ...
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How do delete stuck download of Xcode 5 from app store?

Initially I was downloading Xcode 5 from the Mac App Store, but I found it extremely slow, and so I stopped the download. Then I downloaded it from the developer web site instead, which was much ...
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Is it safe to erase ~Library/Developer?

In the user Library, there is a Developer folder with about 3.2 GB of space (2.8GB from DocSets and the rest mainly from Xcode/iOS DeviceSupport). I had Xcode installed, I presume these are from that? ...
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why is my signing option not available in xcode? [closed]

I have developed an app in xcode (5) but when I got to distribute it one of the first steps is to select a method of signing the app, however when I look at project | target | general | identity I ...
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From where to download xcode 5?

I am using xcode 4.6.3. and now i want to download xcode 5. But i dont want to download it from itunes / mac store or apple developer site. So what are the other sources to download the xcode 5 ? ...
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Why is the Xcode icon red?

Today I noticed a very odd thing: the Xcode app icon on my system has changed to red. It seems really odd as the entire icon is the same, just that the color is red!
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How to Develop iOS or Mac apps?

I know Apple needs developers to be a part of the iOS Developer Program or Mac Developer Program to acquire several solutions and am interested in knowing how to start. What tools are needed for ...
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IDERepositoryViewer damaged or missing resources causes Xcode 5 to crash. Why?

I recently updated my OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion from Xcode 4.6.3 to Xcode 5 using the App Store upgrade. As I mentioned here ...
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Troubles install Xcode 5 on Mountain Lion

A few days ago I started to download the new Xcode 5, but I canceled this update at nearly 40%. Today I'm tried to download the update but it won't download. When I go to Mac Appstore, Updates it ...
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No GDB in the new Command Line Tools (OS X Mountain Lion) for Xcode - September 2013?

I've recently formatted my Mac and when I reinstalled the command line tools, I installed the new Command Line Tools (OS X Mountain Lion) for Xcode - September 2013. I've just typed gdb in my ...
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Where to find ARM GCC compiler in XCODE5?

I am trying to run kivy on Mac and it relies on my Xcode arm gcc compiler. I already tryied to answer this question in a stackoverflow question but here I we again... Where to find the arm apple ...
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How to install XCode on OS X 10.8.2

I've recently installed Mountain Lion 10.8.2. The installation is successful and had sound and network working out of the box. Now I wanted to install XCode for class and App Store says that I should ...
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Does installing Command Line Tools for Xcode also install Git?

When I run git --version I get git version 1.7.12.4 (Apple Git-37), and it seems to be located at /usr/bin/git. I don't remember installing Git, but I did install Command Line Tools for Xcode in order ...
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OpenMPI already installed in OS X?

I've been looking for MPI for OS X and some websites say that it is already installed in OS X (since 10.5). Could someone point out where is it installed? I cannot find mpicc nor mpirun. Or should I ...
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Applications/Xcode vs Developer/Applications/Xcode

I have OSX 10.8 with Xcode 4.6.3 installed (it shows under App Store). When I Spotlight-search "xcode" I see two results: Xcode – Mac & Xcode – Developer. The first launches as expected, but with ...
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Opening Xcode on Mac

I am new to Mac as well as Xcode. I have installed Xcode. When I click on Xcode on the toolbar or on Mac HD --> Applications --> Xcode, I do not see any editor opening. Please advise if I am doing ...
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How do I build and export .saver file in Xcode?

I'm a n00b to say the least when it comes to XCODE, Obj-C, and OpenGL. But i've managed to successfully modify and build an existing open source screensaver project. How do I export the product to an ...
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Xcode and installing GLEW for OpenGL

Right now, I am having trouble installing GLEW on my MacBook Pro (MAC OSX 10.6.8) for OpenGL projects. I have attempted to install GLEW multiple times so I do not get "no directory error", but ...
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Search within opened file in Xcode without Apple keyboard

Is there a way to search within opened file (only!) in Xcode when I can not use Apple keyboard (because I am connecting remotely via LogMeIn from a PC)? I guess there was a search icon just above the ...
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Why did Apple Decide not to install Command Line Tools as default? [closed]

Why did Apple Decide not to install Command Line Tools which now have to be installed through xcode?
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How do I sync/merge my local Xcode git repository with a remote git repository?

I have an Xcode project with a local git repository. How do I set it up so that I can sync/merge my local repository with a remote repository that I have already created? I've tried going to the ...
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What is special in /Applications/ folder?

What happens when an .app bundle going copy to the /Applications/ folder? Are there any processes starting, any preferences copied to /Library/ ? Is a copy to /Applications/ folder a special ...
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Requirements to use 'open -b “bundle.id” ' for OS X

I have a post install script which opens and runs my application silently. The app was made using Automator and basically runs an Applescript which in turn runs a Bash script embedded from the app ...
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Is it possible to update the itunes without updating Xcode?

I am having updates for both itunes and xcode in the App store. When I click update to itunes, it asks me to close both the itunes and xcode. I don't want to update xcode. Is it possible update ...
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Database app, accessible from Mac, iPad and Web

I feel very out of my depth with this query, but not being able to do it isn't really an option so I am going to have to learn how one way or another. I have been tasked with building an application ...
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How Jaicolder works?

I'v used the Jailcoder: http://oneiros.altervista.org/jailcoder/ To put app on Jailbroken iPad, but I wonder how it works? How Apple verify that someone bought their 99$/year program. How those ...
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How to set gcc 4.8 as default gcc compiler

I recently installed gcc 4.8 using brew on OSX 10.7.5 (Lion). I can now compile using gcc 4.8 by using g++-4.8 some_file.c or using the default gcc 4.2 by using g++ some_file.c I want to use gcc ...
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Ios app transfer [closed]

I am developing an ios app for a client and would like to know that when I go for the $99 developer program I can post the app and get all the help but what about when I want to provide everything to ...
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XCode as a debugger, tutorial?

I've never used debuggers, except for occasionally GDB's backtrace to find a segfault. I'm currently working with a moderate sized C hydrodynamics code, where I think it might be time to start using ...
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I uninstalled xcode 4.6 and the App Store still wants to update it

A few months ago the app store notified me to update xcode. When I attempted to do this, the download hung and wouldn't complete. I tried several more times after restarting each time. Always the same ...
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Will XCode break if I change AppleID?

For the past year I have had my old appleid that I used with my own personal IOS developer portal account at Apple. Recently I joined a new company and want to get onto their developer program. When I ...
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How to get Apple Command Line Developer Tools without App Store?

I got a mid-2013 MacBook Air for UNIX development. I'm disappointed that it came with no C/C++ compilers and with no make, which are apparently part of Apple Command Line Developer Tools, which is ...