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Macbook Pro Xcode Uninstall sedo .h files still there

I recently unistalled Xcode using Sedo developer in the terminal. The reason I uninstalled is because every time I searched for something in finder, millions of .h and .m files would show and crowd ...
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Can't install Xcode Command Line Tools on Mountain Lion

I try to install the most recent (july 25) version of Command Line Tools (xcode44cltools_10_76938107a.dm), downloaded from https://developer.apple.com/downloads/, but are stopped with the error ...
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Why can't I install Xcode 4.4 on Mountain Lion?

When I try to download the Xcode 4.4 update I'm presented with this error: Xcode can’t be installed on “Mac HD” because the version of OS X is too new. But the change log says that the update is ...
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Why does it appear that I apparently “do not have access to Command Line Tools” in ML?

I just upgraded to Mountain Lion, and now gcc, make, g++, etc. are not found when trying to launch them in Terminal. So I went to Xcode Preferences, Downloads, and clicked "Install" next to Command ...
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how do I transfer my iOS developer profile to another computer?

I got a new MBP and would like to transfer my certificates and profiles from my old computer. According to TN 2250, under "Transferring Your Identities," I need to transfer three sets of items: all ...
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Xcode update for 10.6.8

I would like to use a newer version of Xcode (current version on my system is 3.2.4) and the command line tools (gcc & make). I have tried to install Xcode through the Mac App Store, however I ...
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Can't transfer 4gbyte file from USB flash drive to Snow Leopard

I've been unable to transfer XCode 3.2.6, a 4gbyte .dmg file, from a USB flash drive to 2 snow leopard MacBooks. It stops at 2.2gbytes with an error. The flash drive is formatted with NTFS from a ...
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Xcode will open tiny window but not IDE?

Sometimes I quit Xcode with only a tiny window I was editing something else in. Now whenever I open my project again it will open the window but not the IDE. Is there any way to physically open the ...
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Run and build Visual Studio project on Mac OS X

Can I open a Visual Studio C++ project on Mac OS X and run the app?
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Where can I find gcc in Xcode 3.2.6?

I have a Mac with OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard. I'm trying very hard to learn the basics of programming in C, but I can't get my first simple program to run. I read online to go to Xcode Preferences -> ...
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How do I install Macports and Xcode for OS X Snow Leopard

I'm new to OS X and I have an older Snow Leopard system. I need to compile a few simple C programs for some analysis work. It seems that gcc et al are part of a package called Xcode, and that many ...
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Zooming on Xcode on Mac

I have seen in many tutorial videos people zoom in and out on Xcode to show the code a little better. I tried with 'control' + 'two finger swipe on trackpad' but this does not work on Xcode. What is ...
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Which versions of Xcode are not updated to take advantage of HiDPI/Retina displays?

I've been looking over the release notes for Xcode and can't find one that says it's been enabled for HiDPI mode and the retina display MacBook Pro. By enabled, I mean that Xcode will run on the new ...
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Feasible font size on the Retina MacBook Pro

I'm interested in the amount of text that can be fit into for example code editor windows such that it is still comfortably readable to someone with good vision (i.e. not needing glasses or using ...
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Code-signing issue. Getting a Build failed, with no specific error [closed]

I have just signed up for the Apple Developer Program (ADC), and did all that is necessary to make an app run on the device itself. I created an empty project and succeeded in running it on my ...
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Simulator to run iOS apps on laptop?

Is there a simulator that I can run iOS on a Mac that would allow me to launch and use apps as if I was on the device? This is for consumer testing not for development. What I am trying to do is to ...
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How do I get a Unix Executable File to run from anywhere, like Java or Git?

I've just created my first Command Line Tool in Xcode. What do I have to do, or where do I have to put the final output file, so that I can run it from anywhere from within terminal, without having ...
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How to change 2 properties in Xcode 4?

I would like to do 2 things in the xCode: enabling spelling correction in the comments. unrolling the lines of code/comment, I mean like when I have a long line of code xCode won't break it to 3-4 ...
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Unable to install Xcode 3.2.6 in Mac OS X version 10.7.3

My old app is made in Xcode 3.2.6 and now I have purchased a new Mac with Mac OS X version 10.7.3. Now when I'm trying to install Xcode 3.2.6 it completes all the process of installation but after it ...
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Upgrading Xcode using App Store download problem

I have Xcode 4.2 installed, but I need Xcode 4.3 so I can test an app on my iOS 5.1 device. However I have run into problems attempting to download the latest version from the Mac App Store. ...
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Does installing Xcode and it's mobile components slow down regular iTunes with iPhone syncing and performance?

I haven't personally noticed any differences, but is there a toll on normal usage of iTunes and syncing it with your iPhone if you fit a developer profile by having Xcode on your system including ...
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Making all application windows stay fullscreen on relaunch

I usually have 4+ fullscreen windows open whenever I use Xcode 4. When I quit Xcode, and reopen it, only one or two of the windows open as fullscreen, and the rest all open in a single desktop as ...
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Xcode installation seems corrupt?

I've been try to download Xcode for work, but for some reason the Mac App Store is giving me a bit of trouble. Activity monitor shows some network usage, but in Launchpad it seems the download isn't ...
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Install Clang 3.1

What would be the best place to manually install llvm/clang binaries in OS X 10.7 without conflicting with existing/future versions shipped with xcode? Thanks!
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How can I get Xcode to install under Lion?

I'm slightly confused under Lion as to how to get dependencies in place for Homebrew. It wants Xcode in place, and I can go to the app store and click on "Install", and it dutifully says ...
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Why does Xcode always have trouble submitting archives to iTunes? [closed]

Some Background Xcode not submitting to iTunes flawlessly has ALWAYS plagued me! I just don't understand what's going on, ever! I know what I am doing, I have quite a few apps in the iTunes App ...
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Does Xcode Has Keyboard ShortCut for going back and forth in programming?

In xcode you can go back and forth in your program by swiping the mouse. Is there an additional keyboard shortcut for that? In visual studio 2010, for example, you do so by Ctrl - and Ctrl Shift - ...
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Force style of push notification? [closed]

I was wondering - is there a way to force how a push notification will appear to the iPhone user? There are 3 options in settings for the user to choose - none, some kind of top banner that ...
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How do I rename a file in git that differs by case only?

In my git (Xcode) project, I committed a filename with improper case. Now I went to try to rename it, but when I commit, I get: fatal: Will not add file alias 'MyProject/MyFile.h' ...
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What are some good resources for learning how to AppleScript with Xcode 4.3.2?

I AppleScript quite a bit and I'd like to start working with Xcode 4.3.2, so that I can expand the functionality of the things I'm writing. However, I have no idea how to use Xcode, nor how to ...
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How to install PhoneGap with Mac OS X Lion(10.7.3)?

I have a Mac OS X Lion(10.7.3). Now I want to install PhoneGap in my XCode. My XCode version is 4.3.2. I followed the instruction of installation from PhoneGap web site at the time of installation. ...
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Cannot change font size in Xcode 4?

Everywhere I look I see that in order to change the Font size in Xcode I simply click on the "fonts window button". However, I can't. I have a default install of Xcode, just started trying to use it ...
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As an iOS Developer, how can I avoid upgrading to Lion?

I have been an iOS developer for quite some time now, and I am still using Xcode 4.2, because the new version is now only available for Lion. My problem is that after reading the reviews for Lion in ...
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Is anybody else experiencing disappearing source files when using Xcode 4?

I've been having a weird problem on a MacBook Pro; My source files disappear. It can happen when the files are not open in any application (although they are referenced by active projects in Xcode and ...
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Why is the Network Link Conditioner preference pane crashing as soon as I turn it on?

I am trying to use the Network Link Conditioner preference pane included with the Hardware IO tools in the developer tools to throttle Internet speeds. I can open and load the preference pane, but as ...
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Recover Folder from xcode project

I feel sick... I just accidently deleted the www folder of my phonegap app in xcode 4.2. It's not in finder or trash. From what I read, its actually deleted. I have tested on my ipad. How can I ...
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Is Eigen provided with XCode?

I found out that I have some Eigen file in /usr/include/eigen3/... Is Eigen provided by deafult with XCode 4.3 or were them installed by me with a package manager like macport or homebrew? I'm ...
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Xcode stops running when I don't watch it for a while. What's wrong?

I am (trying to be) running Xcode 4.3.2. on Lion 10.7.3 I noticed that when I stop watching Xcode and walk away from the computer for a while (like half an hour or so), Xcode in the mean time stopped ...
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I installed latest Xcode (4.3.2) which comes as package, can I delete the older versions?

According to apple, Xcode in the Mac App Store has been repackaged, and is now distributed as a stand-alone application. Can I safely remove old versions of Xcode which are using a lot of space? ...
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GCC not found, but Xcode is installed

I have Xcode installed, but when I type gcc in terminal I get "command not found". Maybe I messed up the $PATH variable? What is suposed to be the default value? EDIT: (...):/ imac2$ echo $PATH ...
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Xcode and Lion on a MacBook 2007?

I'm considering buying a used MacBook (mid 2007 model) with 2GB of RAM and Mac OS X Lion. I am going to use this as a secondary computer to learn iOS development and to become more familiar with Mac ...
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Is there a way in Xcode to create a file not associated with a project?

I know that I can do this if I open a text file and use Xcode but often when working on a project, I want to have a temporary place to write something (usually stuff that I'll be copying into the ...
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Copying Xcode.app from App Store to another computer (under different Apple ID)

I don't want to re-download the 1.4GB of file, and the app itself is free. We're both Apple developers. Is there any way I can copy mine to his machine? This is the current version of Xcode that ...
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Xcode Keyboard Shortcuts Conflicted

Xcode has a preferences window that allows you to set keyboard shortcuts but many of my shortcuts are conflicted. I've looked through all of system preferences for anything using these key ...
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2 instances of Xcode installed?

I originally installed Xcode via Apple's developer website (not through the App Store). Later on, I installed Xcode via the App Store. Now in Launchpad, I have two icons for each of these apps: ...
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Installing Xcode with iOS 4.3 device simulator?

I installed Xcode 4.3.1 two days ago. I need to access the iOS 4.3 device simulator, but it is not available in the new Xcode. So I went to Xcode > Preferences > Download (tab) and downloaded the ...
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Why is Icon List not appearing in Xcode? [closed]

I am trying to add an icon into my iPhone application. To do this, I need to add an icon image via the Xcode interface into my plist option labeled "Icon List." However, the "Icon List" option under ...
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Xcode appears to be installed but xcodebuild is unusable

I was had to reinstall Xcode 4 and now I'm getting message Xcode appears to be installed but xcodebuild is unusable; and xcodebuild exists but failed to execute all the time when I try to install ...
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Downloading Xcode libraries with slow internet connection

I need to find the link to install the Xcode 4.3 developer library (237 MB) and the iOS 5.1 Library (Apple iPhone OS 5.1) (395 MB). Since I have a slow internet connection, I am unable to download it ...
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Mac OS and distributed compile

Is there an alternative to distcc on Mac OS X Lion? Apple recently removed distcc from Xcode. It's a feature I use a lot. If I want to update to the latest version of Xcode I will have to give it up. ...