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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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Tooltip fade out delay in OS X 10.11.1 and Xcode 7.1.1

Does anyone know where I can set the delay/time how long does the fade out effect in Xcode 7.1.1 on OS X 10.11.1 need to hide the displayed tooltip? When I search for the term defaults find tooltip, ...
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How do I submit xcode app to store?

I have made an app using XCode and I'm planning on uploading to Apple iOS store. Only question is: How do you do it?! I have made all licences however in iTunes connect, I can't find manage apps. I ...
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Problems with installing Xcode on Mac 10.10.5 ( Locations - setting)

I have followed the steps for the installation from www.instalrails.com . After installing Xcode they say to check the Preferences -> Location and have ensure you have the command line tools - Xcode ...
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How to find which template is used in existing Xcode project?

I have one iOS application existing project and i have opened it in Xcode-7 but i want know which template is used in that?
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How to load app on iphone?

I have iPhone and I have developed an app in xcode 7 I want to it to install and run into iphone but how to do that ? Like android load .apk file on phone and from phone just double click and you ...
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Using an external merge tool does not work on SourceTree

I am running OS X.10, Xcode 7 and SourceTree 2. When I select a conflicted file and Launch an external merge tool, there is a window that appears very briefly... and then nothing happens. I tried ...
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Xcode comment selection shortcut not working on European keyboard

I have an Apple keyboard (Norwegian) with numeric keypad and I can't get the Xcode shortcut for comment selection (cmd + /) to work. I have to change to Input source = US every time I want to comment ...
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Where can I download Project Builder?

Project Builder was the precursor to Xcode. I want to find some sample code that was included with it. This SO has links to all the old Xcode's so I imagine that it is possible Apple could still be ...
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Finder does not show Xcode project icon properly after upgrade to Xcode 7

I upgraded to Xcode 7, and in Finder project icon become white icons, why? Pressing i.e. ClangFormat.xcodeproj will open Xcode, but still it is annoying. Earlier it was a blue like icon.
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Remotely distribute an iOS app compiled in Xcode 7 without App Store, developer program sub, or jailbreak?

Following these instructions (see also Apple's developer documentation and BoltClock's answer to Test iOS app on device without apple developer program or jailbreak), I was able to compile an iOS app ...
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Why are updates so extremely large?

I'm currently downloading the update for iMovie (2 GB) and Xcode (3.5 GB). Other similiar producs are maybe several 100 MBs, but for the full software, not just an update. What makes those updates ...
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Why does Xcode save my files in autosave information?

I ran into this problem today while writing code. Whenever I open a source file in Xcode, make changes and save them, the file will be copied to the "autosave information" folder and the references in ...
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What is Spotlight on iPad – where are Spotlight icons displayed?

I'm developing a Universal iOS game with Xcode and I have to supply 3 images for icons. An icon image for the home screen (app). An icon image for iPad in Settings. An icon image for iPad ...
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Updated XCode to 7.0.1 via the app store but it still shows itself at 6.4 in the app and missing the new features

I tried to update Xcode to 7.0.1 today and it told me that I needed to get OS X 10.10.4 or greater (I had 10.10.3). I agreed to that update, but it didn't update OS X and has now marked XCode as being ...
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Installing Xcode on OS X Yosemite

I'm new to Mac OS X and I'm trying to install Xcode on OS X Yosemite. First I tried using the AppStore, but when I click in "Install App" the App Store hangs (the little wheel in the top bar keeps ...
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Is Xcode the ideal IDE for most development needs, or is app/web/shell/script development not as narrowly approached? [closed]

I'm pretty fluent in the basics of web based languages i.e., HTML(5), CSS(3), php, MySQL, Javascript; although now I'm diving deeper and starting to tackle scripting (Mostly Python and Ruby) & ...
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Xcode 7.0.1 Simulator Won't Launch?

After updating to OS X El Capitan 10.11 and updating to Xcode 7.0.1 I ran into some issues with the simulator. At first the simulator would launch but I couldn't register/log in to the app because ...
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Can't use my 9.0.1 iPhone with Xcode

My Macbook and my iPhone are updated to the OS X 10.11 Capitan and iOS 9.0.1, but when I try to use my iPhone as a running device with Xcode, it tells me I can't use it because of the version of them. ...
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Can not run Xcode 7.0.1 on MacBook Pro

I can not run Xcode 7.0.1 on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013, 4GB of RAM, 128GB SSD, 20+GB of free space, OSX 10.10.5). I downloaded the DMG file from Apple, and can run it on my Mac mini ...
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Disable Auto-show sidebar in fullscreen Safari 9? [closed]

So in Safari 9, moving your cursor all the way to left edge of the screen while in fullscreen orientation causes the reading list/bookmarks/sharing bar to show then hide back away when the cursor is ...
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Can't download Xcode Beta 3 without Apple Developer membership

Prior to this, one could easily download Xcode Beta from Apple Developer portal with only their Apple ID. There was no need for Apple Developer membership. (I downloaded Xcode 7 Beta 1 without any ...
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Linking python as external build tool in Xcode 7 El Capitan

I have been using Xcode 7 as my default python editor for some time now. The usual method to run python from Xcode is given here ...
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“Failure while executing” error when trying to install GCC

I've followed the instructions of the both the accepted answer to this question as well as the other suggestions, How do I install GCC via Homebrew?. But all I get is the following message when I run ...
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Change OS X server website default location

I have OS X El Capitan and OS X server 5.0.4 installed. Both web and Xcode are enabled. Set web default location contains an index.html When I open a browser and point to my domain like ...
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Best mac configuration For iOS development i [closed]

I need suggestion for best configuration in affordable price for basically iOS development.
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Cannot install Xcode 7

I recently upgraded to El Capitan and it broke my Macports as well as some of the compilers I use, so I'm trying to upgrade Xcode from 6 to 7. First, I tried the ordinary way; i.e. click the ...
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Can I run a virtualized OS X operating system (bought on eBay) on my PC via VMware Player

I am considering running a virtualized OS X running system within my PC on VMware Player. I want to do this so that I can run Xcode. Can I do this?