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Can I copy xcode from my applications folder to external hard disk?

I downloaded xcode from the Mac App store on my home computer and it installed to around 11 GB on my applications folder. I tried copying the xcode app from the applications folder to my external hard ...
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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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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 http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5276967/python-in-xcode-7/8636301#...
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Using MAMP 3.4, how do I upgrade to Apache 2.4 and OpenSSL 1.0.2 to meet the ATS iOS 9 requirements?

I've just installed MAMP 3.4 on Yosemite but the Apache version inside is still 2.2. Is there a way to upgrade to Apache 2.4? Moreover I have installed through brew openssl 1.0.2 but MAMP Apache still ...
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Reinstalling XCode

I just upgraded to Lion, and was having problems with my old XCode installation, so I just removed it completely by running sudo /Developer/Library/uninstall-devtools sudo rm -rf /Developer Now ...
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What format does Xcode use to display 'data' types in plist files?

If I open a .plist file in TextEdit, all the properties with type "data" are displayed in Base64 encoding, for example <data>SGFja2ludG9zaA==</data>. Xcode shows these values in some ...
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how to reinstall xcode command-line tools?

I had serious problems from two versions of Xcode on the same machine. I removed all Xcode app instances & many other non-System 'xcode'-related files, then reinstalled the app (4.6.2), fixing my ...
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is it possible to add two developers to the development of an app?

I am just starting to work with XCode and I am kind of lost. I am working on an iOS app and I want to add a friend who will help me to develop the app. How can we both work on the app? is there any ...
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How to update xcode from 7.2.1 to 7.3.1 using terminal (commandline tools)

I just need to know if there's a way to update xcode from 7.2.1 to 7.3.1 using terminal (commandline interface)? The reason is I updated the xcode via mac appstore and once it was installed, the ...
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Can I create a custom iMovie transition?

IMovie is mostly a 'canned' software, I am limited to presets for the most part. I understand that there are a few workarounds to adding custom effects (creating 2d video with green background, or ...
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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 / Working for a completely distinct application but parallely to another one

I used to work on my own mobile application through my Apple Id, tied to my own mail address. Now, I am working for a company aiming to build their application. In order to correctly put the ...
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How to re-install iOS SDK in Xcode?

Xcode gives me an error when looking for iPhoneOS 8.3 SDK. The path exists in my filesystem but contains only one unrelated file. Xcode tells me I have that version already installed inside ...
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Archive Upload Failed due to error -22421

I was going to upload an app to iTunes Store, everything was going perfect, app validation test is also successfully completed, but when I tried to submit my app it gives an error. Here a screenshot ...
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How to disable 3D acceleration on the Mac Book Air?

I have a Mac Book Air 2010 with an NVidia GeForce 320M chip. When I use Xcode 6 in the View Debugging tool (a 3D interface that allows debugging the view hierarchy of an app), the computer crashes ...
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How can I create a dictionary for Mac OS X?

Dictionary seems to be several versions ahead of the Apple documentation (2007). I found a good blog post about it, but everything seems different now. I installed Xcode (including the command line ...
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Xcode 7.2.1 Supporting Files folder missing [closed]

I am on OS X 10.11.5 and Supporting Files folder is missing I am following tutorials and they all have that but not in mine I already tired recreating new projects but it's missing in all of them ...
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Can't update Xcode

I am aware there are more questions with the same title, but I couldn't find any other post with this specific case. I have XCode 7.0 and I want to update to the last version (7.3). But it doesn't ...
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How to Lock apps using FingerPrint in iPhone [closed]

Can we lock other apps (eg.Facebook, Twitter) with fingerprint using Xcode.
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Renewing the Developer Program Membership after it expires

My Developer Program Membership (along with the iOS Distribution Certificate - it seems) expires in a couple of weeks. About a week ago, Apple sent me an email implying that I must renew the ...
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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account

I have updated my iPod to iOS 9 and want to make my own apps for it, however, I do not want to pay for a developer account because of how much it costs. I read that in Xcode 7 that you can develop ...
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Can the macbook air trackpad play nice with the iOS simulator?

Does anyone knows if (and how) I can get my MacBook Air trackpad to feel more natural when used with the iOS simulator ? It should be easier to use the iOS simulator with the trackpad - but it's not, ...
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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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OS X Yosemite XCode update stuck on 'Waiting'

I recently downloaded Yosemite, and I'm trying to update my XCode. I hit 'Update' in the App Store, and but it's been stuck at 'Waiting' for the past 30 minutes. What can I do to fix this?
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How do I tell Xcode to create a bot using an OS X Server git repo?

I have two git remotes in my Xcode Accounts preferences (also shown correctly in git remote -v). One is the original github clone source; the other is an OS X Server Xcode repo. I ...
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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' ('MyProject/...
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Is it possible to copy iPhone data to Mac using Xcode?

I connected my iphone to a my friend Mac which running Xcode to debug an app. After plugging, I clicked "Trust [this computer]" and it took some time to detect the device in Xcode. While debugging, he ...
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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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Is there a way to export syntax color settings from one Xcode installation to a new one?

I have installed a new XCode 4 on a machine and I'd like to copy/paste the syntax coloring settings from the first one to the new one. How may I do this ?
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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 doesn'...
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“xcode-select --install” versus retrieving the dmg from Apple's developer website

I would to ask a question closely related to already existing posts (How to install command line tools without error that is not currently available on Software Update server? and http://stackoverflow....
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cannot install iOS 7.1 simulator for Xcode 6 (weird file mounting error)

I have XCode 5.1 working without problems with iOS 7.1 simulators until yesterday when I upgraded to Xcode 6, the installation was completed successfully, but whenever I try to download and install ...
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TestFlight crash reports missing for latest builds

From Apple developer guide I learned how to download the TestFlight crash reports. In the crash organiser it shows only up to build number 3 while I have uploaded build number 6 to the TestFlight. ...
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Change colour of browser address/search bar

In OSX would it be possible to change the background colour and/or text colour of the address/search bar input field of a browser (Chrome, Safari, etc)? Not just the highlight colour (System Prefs > ...
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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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Brew doctor asking to update xcode, while its already updated

When I run brew doctor It says Warning: Your Xcode (6.4) is outdated Please update to Xcode 7.3.1. Xcode can be updated from the App Store. While I already have latest XCode cli, which I found ...
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In Xcode 8 beta how do I view storyboard as a generic (square) device?

I selected: Main.storyboard > View Controller > Attributes inspector > Size: Inferred I also selected View as: iPhone 6 from the menu at the bottom of the storyboard window. How do I view it as a ...
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How to see colors in Xcode? [closed]

I'm interested in replacing written-out colors with their actual representation. The example is shown below is on Apple's website, and I can't seem to find a way to do it within Xcode. I'm afraid that ...
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Does macOS Sierra run Xcode 7.x?

Is Xcode 7.x functional running macOS Sierra to submit builds to iTunes Connect?
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Xcode 7 Simulator - “SpringBoard cannot be opened because of a problm.”

I was successfully using the Xcode Simulator yesterday evening. This morning when I came into work, I didn't change anything, but suddenly, every time I open the Simulator, this error pops up "...
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Removing XCode while keeping the command line tools (on El Capitan)

As by subject. There are a number of links, such as this that deal with the issue but are not El Capitan specific and/or are just not that on the subject or are not up to date. Is it possible to ...
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iOS simulator screen size not equal to window size

I have a strange issue with my iOS simulator. It does not fit my Simulator Windows size. This is not a real problem, but the thing is that I cannot make screenshots anymore, when I save a screenshot, ...
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Xcode update would not work, and now won't leave the App Store update queue

Hello I am trying to remove this update. It was not working and I ended up downloading the Xcode update directly from apple.developer, it gave me no problem. This has been my spring cleaning project ...
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XCode Hangs at Startup

XCode fails to open on my machine - OS X 10.8.2. It opens the main screen and just hangs there with the spinner spinning becoming unresponsive. If I double clcik a project, it just hangs sating it is ...
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iOS Simulator installations fail on Xcode 6.4 on El Capitan v10.11

Could not download and install iOS 7.1 Simulator. Authorization is required to install the packages. Facing this issue on Xcode 7 Beta 6 version too. Can't seem to understand why?
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What is the format of a .xip file

As Xcode 8 beta is available to download, I see it's distributed with a .xip extension, Xcode_8_beta.xip. What is the .xip format? What's the difference between previous .dmg format?
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I'm getting a connection timed out error with SVN after installing OS X Yosemite

Yesterday I updated OS X to Yosemite from Mavericks. Today, any time I try to execute commands in SVN (no matter which client I use, including command-line), I get the following error: svn: E175012: ...
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Is it possible to install Xcode 7 in 10.9 OS X?

I have very slow Mac with an HDD (MacBook C2D 2.24Ghz/2.40Ghz) and there is no possibility to install El Capitan or Yosemite (very,very slow). I want to use a newer Xcode to learn programming though. ...
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Xcode error The maximum number of apps for free development profiles has been reached

I am under the age of 18 so I can't get into the Apple Developer program. I am forced to just use my free developer account and I have been for the past year. Today for some reason I am getting this ...
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xcode build of citra not working

My machine: MAC OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. Situation: Installing citra (following the instructions on https://citra-emu.org/wiki/Building-For-OS-X). Everything works except the last step. Running in ...