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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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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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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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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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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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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-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 ...
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Xcode's 6 interface builder missing origin

In Xcode 5 there was a section called Origin that allowed you to change the origin of position or size: After upgrading to Xcode 6 I can't find it.
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Interrupted Mac App Store Download - Xcode

After losing my connection while downloading Xcode 4.2.1, the App Store has removed it from available updates and under purchases it says I am up to date (even though the date of the my installed ...
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Xcode failed to download. Use the Purchases page to try again

Xcode is showing in the Mac App Store, ready to be updated. Clicking update results in an error: Xcode failed to download. Use the Purchases page to try again. Steps taken that didn't help: ...
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RAM Upgrade questions

I currently own a mid-2011 iMac which currently has 4 GB of RAM. The computer is currently running OS X Mavericks but I am thinking of upgrading it to Yosemite soon... I often use the computer to ...
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Build failure on Mavericks

I am unable to build my project on Mavericks. I have a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9.5(13F34). I am hitting this error. fatal error: 'assert.h' file not found I already searched the net & saw many ...
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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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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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How can I disable this “Just enjoy swiftly” dialog? [duplicate]

Looks like this dialog come with Xcode? Press Command key for a while and it bumps out: Any ideas?
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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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Xcode and Apple Software Update

Some of my coworkers receive updates to Xcode through the regular software update mechanism in OSX. I however have always had to manually download it from Apple and install it myself. What's the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can the Xcode SDK run on Windows 7? [duplicate]

I want to install Xcode SDK for iPhone app development on my Windows 7 PC, does any one know is this is possible?
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Xcode 5.1.1 update error persists

I'm running OS X Lion in VirtualBox on Windows 8 (I know, that's cheating, sorry :) to be able to use Xcode. Everything worked fine, until Apple decided that they don't accept apps to the App Store ...
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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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“Cannot connect to server” Bot Xcode

I have a Bot running for my app, with just a regular development account. I want to be able to download the Product that is created, but when I go to the Bot web page, I get an error "Cannot connect ...
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Xcode cannot run using the selected device?

I am developing my first ever iOS mobile app. I am using OS X Lion 10.7.5 with Xcode 4.6 for development. I completed my app and now want to test on a device. When I am trying to connect iPad Air with ...
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How do I run the iPad simulator to test a website on my mac

I've developed a web app which is having some weird issues on iOS safari on my iPad. I've never developed an iOS app, although I am a developer (c#) and have downloaded the latest xcode dev tools ...
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Install Xcode 4.2 on OS X 10.8

Is there a way to install Xcode 4.2 on OS X 10.8? I need to compile some Firemonkey projects on my MBP (latest without retina) and I have OS X 10.8 installed and through normal means it's not ...
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Xcode 3.2 - Directly link to URL [closed]

How can I make a button link directly to a URL in Xcode 3.2 Snow Leopard? I want the user to press a button on the app and be taken to a website. I've tried following later Xcode tutorials but some of ...
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OS X computer name not matching what shows on terminal

My computer name in System Preferences > sharing is set to "archos" but is showing as "iphone" on the terminal. It just started doing this after I loaded Xcode for doing iPhone development. Last ...
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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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What are the most convenient keyboard/keyboard layout for programming?

I do a bit of Objective-C, Matlab and Python, and start to get tired of the keyboard I use (AZERTY). It is far from being optimal as one need to press ALT+SHIFT+( to get [ for example. I think of ...
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How to force ios simulator to use wifi network?

i have two network, a wifi and a cable lan. I want use together, but I want to force iOS Simulator to use only WiFi, because, lan is under proxy, protected, with a lot of limitations, etc, ect... ...
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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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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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can you load an app developed on a mac “in the cloud” onto your ios device? [closed]

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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Xcode can't connect to OS X server

I have an OS X server configured to run Xcode "bots". I can't get Xcode to connect to the server with a user account. It recognizes the server, and the server appears in my "servers" list under ...
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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

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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Xcode 6.0.1 CTRL-Drag from view to source code not working

I'm following a tutorial and when I CTRL-drag from the view to the source code in Xcode nothing happens. I get the blue line but when I drop it in the source code I don't get the menu where I can ...
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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 ...