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XCode debug error Thread 1

Ok so I'm trying to work with swift on XCode but every time I start to run my code I get this Thread 1 Queue: com.apple.main-thread(serial) What does this mean?, and how do I fix it? Also i've ...
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Processing of Port Wine Failed

I was in the process of installing Wine on terminal (via Macports), and encountered this hurdle while "computing dependencies": "---> Verifying checksums for xorg-libpthread-stubs Error: ...
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Install Xcode without admin

Is there any way to use Xcode on a computer that I don't have admin permissions for? Is there a way to at least use command line tools like git and gcc?
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Installing Xcode command line tools error: The package “DeveloperToolsCLI.pkg” is untrusted

When I try to install the Xcode Command Line Tools I get the error message: "The package “DeveloperToolsCLI.pkg” is untrusted." I can't seem to find the answer to this problem anywhere, how do you fix ...
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Running Xcode 6 on 2009 iMac

I currently have Yosemite on my Early 2009 iMac. This iMac has a 2 GHz CPU and 2 GB of ram. However, whenever I try to run Xcode 6 on this Mac, it is slow-very slow. When monitoring my cpu, it hovers ...
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Sorting out compile errors when using multiple different versions of Xcode

I am on Yosemite and trying to compile a software package using g++. Compiling this particular package has previously worked on Mountain Lion under Xcode 4.6.3, but now I have Xcode 6.1.1, and the ...
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iOS Simulator installed app location in Xcode 6.1

I am trying to locate the actual location of app installed on iOS Simulator. I am using OSX 10.9.4 with Xcode 6.1 Already tried looking Application Support folder but can't find the simulator ...
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Installing Network Link Conditioner for All Users (Yosemite)

I'm currently deploying "Network Link Conditioner" out to my web team. It's the latest version from the Apple Developer Website (October 16, 2014 from Hardware IO Tools) and I'm installing it on 10.10 ...
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How to find xcode headers on OSX

I'm writing a C program that links to libxml2: #include <libxml/tree.h> #include <libxml/parser.h> On Linux the libxml2 headers are in /usr/include/ and the compiler finds them ...
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Why do symlinks sometimes vanish in Xcode?

The source files of interest are on a network share hosted on a Win7 machine, but the symlinks are created on this Mac using ln -sf These are .h files, and sometimes one or more of them are not found ...
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How to contact Apple Support?

I had a Apple developer program account. I was the company owner, and I had a user account. I lost control of it a couple of years back, when Apple got broken into and suffered one of their data ...
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Xcode 6.1.1 writes too much data to disk

Recently I noticed that Xcode writes too much data to the disc. Within just 40 hours it wrote more than 13GB to the disk. I restarted Xcode to see what actions cause this insane data transfer. I ...
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Is using the Sprite Kit default spaceship image in my app a copyright infringement?

I am developing a game using sprite kit. When we create a new Spritekit project, by default a spaceship image is present in it. I can delete the icon and make my own but I really like that icon for ...
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How to launch an iOS Simulator with Safari open using a single command?

I am looking for a solution to launch the iOS Simulator from command line with Safari launched by default. Launching the simulator from command line is easy. So is the launching of Safari. But I want ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 together with xCode 6.1.1 - simulators deleted

I had Xcode 6.1.1 installed together with the iOS8 simulators but I need to be able to test websites with iOS7 also so I installed Xcode 5.1.1 also and named it to this. (I also renamed Xcode 6.1.1 to ...
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Difference between “Get Xcode” and “Install”

I've just upgraded to Yosemite, and I'm getting the following dialog box: The "cc" command requires the command line developer tools. Would you like to install the tools now? Choose ...
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Why is the process named geod in my iOS simulator trying to access irs.gov?

I'm developing an app that has absolutely nothing to do with anything other than specific external audio-related hardware. While running my app in the iOS simulator, I got a message from my ...
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XCode change Comment SYMBOL

I know how to change key-bindings. My question, which is almost nowhere to find on google: could someone please tell me, how to change the comment-symbols. For example, I want to sometimes define them ...
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Xcode GUI adjusting location of Navigator-Menu

How can one adjust the view settings, so that the Navigator-Menu (see image) appears on the right or on the bottom, etc.? UPDATE: Thanks, jherran, for telling me the name of this menu.
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Can't paste into Xcode

In the past few months, I have been unable to paste text into XCode. I can paste from xcode to xcode. I cannot paste from anywhere else. The cursor moves the amount of characters that are supposed ...
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Yosemite Can't start Xcode 6.1.1 with error -10699

Recently i upgrade to Yosemite, but i can't start my Xcode, when i try to start it via terminal using open -a xcode i got error: failed for the application Xcode.app with error -10699 Any ...
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Test Flight - How long does it take to transfer an App to a device?

I was playing around with Test Flight - to put a version on my colleagues phone took 24-48 hours while we were separated. Normally he would work beside me and I can just directly compile to the device ...
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Xcode C++ project adds C style header formate to new files

I just started using XCode to do basic C++ programming. I have noticed something strange. When Im working on a C++ project, and want to add a new C++ source file, the automatic generated file is ...
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Xcode: TAB key for indenting selection

I hope that somebody here can suggest me a way to make the TAB key indent a text selection (i.e., could be multi-line and not just one line) in Xcode. In Xcode preferences, I set TAB as the shortcut ...
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Xcode 5.1.1 and Xcode 6.1 crash when creating a new Project /File/Workspace on Yosemite 10.10.2

Xcode 5.1.1 and Xcode 6.1 crash on create new Project /File/Workspace on Yosemite 10.10.2 I'm running xcode 6.1 and 5.1.1 on OS X Yosemite 10.10.2. I'm unable to create a new project, as you can ...
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Save file to hidden directory with standard OS X save dialog

Using TextEdit, when I try to save example.txt to some hidden directory, for example ~/Library, I can't because save panel doesn't show them. The only way I found was to save file to non-hidden ...
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MacPorts can't recognize Xcode version properly

I've tried to run the following command to install "automake" package on my Mac: MacBook:~ administrator$ sudo port install automake Password: Error: The installed version of Xcode (5.1.1) is too old ...
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Cmd click on top of Xcode used to open a Finder - this no longer works in Yosemite

I used to be able open a Finder window by Cmd clicking the title at the top of the Xcode window. However, in Yosemite, with its new slimline display, the title is no longer shown. Is there a fix or ...
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Duplicate icons in Applications Dock Stacks

A picture is worth a thousand words. I have a shortcut (not sure what the official word for this is) to my Applications folder in my Dock. When opening it, I see multiple copies of the icon ...
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install an older version of xcode on mac lion 10.7

I want to install xcode on vmware image mac os x lion 10.7 .. I went to app store but it won't let me download because it's the latest version which not compatible with lion 10.7 .. I don't have an ...
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How to use gcc or git without installing xcode?

I am a newbie of Mac user. I can see there are gcc, git, etc in the "/usr/bin" folder. But when I want to use them, it prompts like this: MacBook-Pro:~ nan$ git xcode-select: note: no developer ...
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Macports with Xcode CLI tools only

I ve installed the latest version of MacPorts and Xcode CLI tools for OS X 10.10 - I don't want download 4GB of data because I need only GCC. Everything looks fine - I can download and compile ports, ...
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can you load an app developed on a mac “in the cloud” onto your ios device?

I'm curious if it would still be possible to develop for the iPhone with a non Mac laptop. Assume I buy some sort of "Mac in the cloud" solution (they exist), can I download apps I'm developing onto ...
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Making clang always look for libraries in /usr/local/lib

I'm using homebrew and have a lot of libraries in /usr/local/lib as well as include files in /usr/local/include. What is the easiest way to make sure that clang and ld in all circumstances will look ...
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How to use Xcode 6 debugging for single C file [closed]

Xcode 6 has Run, build, pretty much everything in debug menu greyed out for a single C file that I open in Xcode. This is a prebuilt program. I wish to debug it, and make changes to the file, but it ...
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Enable “Developer” inside the “Settings” app on iOS

Before Xcode 6 one could go to the Xcode Organizer window. Tap on the Devices tab. Select the connected device and click the "Use for Development" button. See here. However with Xcode 6 there are no ...
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Copying Xcode.app to another location causes system lockup

Whenever I try to copy or compress Xcode.app on a computer (downloaded from the Mac App Store, currently version 6.1), the system completely locks up, just allowing me to restart with Ctrl+Cmd+Power. ...
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Xcode 6.1 , Storyboard, Ctrl+Drag doesnt work, not even blue line

I just upgraded to XCode 6.1 I started to create a Mac, Cocoa application. In story board, i put a button on view controller, and tried to CTRL+DRAG it to the source code. Problem is that it ...
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Can I add a couple of text files in Xcode for write and read

I'm using Xcode for developing in C++ language. Is it possible to add a couple of txt files to write and read from them? It is a very cool feature to test a project in a lot of tests.
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What are the minimum and recommended hardware requirements for Xcode development on OS X?

I am a freelancer programmer and so far I have only worked on projects on Windows platform. I don't have much idea about OS X hardware. I am not looking for a very high end configuration but ...
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Xcode 6 on Yosemite: Give me back my title bar!

On prior versions of OS X and Xcode I constantly used the title bar right-click to view the folder hierarchy of the Xcode project: right-click the title bar and open up the containing folder (or an ...
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Can't start xcode - stuck on installing state

I was tring to upgrade xcode because it didn't let me upload to apps to itune. now it's stuck in installing state (few hours) and doesn't start: Xcode is being updated Xcode can not be opened while ...
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What Icon Display Resolutions and Pixel Densities Should I Use?

I am designing an icon for use with an Xcode template and need to know what display-resolution and pixel-density settings I need to use for each of the PNG files I'm exporting from GIMP into my ...
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Xcode 6.1 won't let me create a new project

I'm running Xcode 6.1 on OS X Yosemite and I'm unable to create a new project, as you can see below it just says 'loading'. I've removed the product and org name for the purpose of this image. I have ...
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Xcode 6 and MacBookPro 2014 128 Gig with Yosemite - OVERHEATING and Long Load Time

I have a BRAND new Macbook Pro running Yosemite and xCode 6.1. EVERY TIME I try to open xCode it completely overheats my computer and takes 15 minutes to open xCode. I have no idea what is happening. ...
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Alternate development environments to Xcode?

Are there any alternative Intergrated Development Environments (IDE) for Objective-C instead of Xcode? If so, are there any plug-ins for Eclipse for developing in Objective-C?
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Unable to update to xcode6

I had xcode 5.1.1 running on my Mac air. When I tried to update it to Xcode 6, it threw an error "This item is temporarily unavailable. Try again later." I have tried uninstalling the older version, ...
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Is it possible to set up shortcuts in Xcode to jump to specific files?

Say I want to jump to my Storyboard file, or my Images.xcassets file. Is there a way to set up a keyboard shortcut to be able to jump to it?
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Skype impossible to quit: where is this problem coming from?

I'm running Skype version 6.15 on Lion, and very frequently after a communication I discover I can't quit it with ⌘+Q. Within this situation the menu file displays the entry Quit Skype greyed. Today ...
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GCC : Command not found

I'm very new to Mac and right now my operating system is 10.10 Yosemite. I installed XCode and Xcode CLT, gcc came along with it as well. I was asked to change the default compiler to gcc. I went ...