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Ghost project icon in Xcode laucher

Every time Xcode's launcher opens, I see the icon of a project that has been deleted for ages. I double click it, then the error message appears saying it's no longer in my system, but the icon ...
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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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OBJ-C How to open URL automatically once scanned from QR Code Reader [on hold]

I'm in the process of building an app that will have a QR Code reader in it that, once a QR Code is scanned, automatically opens the URL in a browser, be it Safari, Chrome, Etc. Currently I have the ...
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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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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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how to place file inside /sbin/ in MAC 10.11 during .pkg installation

We have been installing / placing a tool for dhcp refresh under /sbin till MAC 10.10 there were no issues. but now it is completely blocked. even with root privilege i cannot able to place it. Any way ...
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how to avoid root elevation dialog using SCNetworkInterfaceForceConfigurationRefresh in MAC 10.11 [migrated]

Our App tries to perform DHCP refresh without popping up for elevating user credential. We have seen the SCNetworkConfiguration api has some functions to achive this. in the apple developer site . ...
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Xcode 7 performance issues

Does anyone know how to improve xcodes memory performance. With iOS9 the mem usage jumps to ~4gb i have a macbook pro i5 2.3 8gb But this damn thing is eating everything! At times it takes 2-3 min to ...
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Is it possible to select which version of Swift to use in Xcode?

There's an update for Xcode 6.3 and it includes a new version of Swift (1.2). If I update, do I have to migrate all my Swift code to 1.2 or can I select an older version of Swift?
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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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Can I Reinstall Application Loader Without Xcode?

I just became an Apple Developer about an hour ago. On another question I was advised that I could use Application Loader to submit my Unity 3D puzzle apps to the Mac App Store. I read that it was ...
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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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Can I Use TestFlight Beta Testing for Apps Not Created Using Xcode?

I just submitted my enrollment application to be an Apple Developer. I have three Mac 3D Puzzle apps that were created using Unity 5.3.2 that I plan to sign and submit to the Mac App Store after I'm ...
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How Do I Get Testers for my App Submissions?

I submitted my enrollment in the Apple Developer Program a couple of days ago. I'm waiting to be approved. I have Mac 3D Puzzle apps that were created as .app files using Unity 5.3.2. I plan to ...
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How to change the GNU Make's (default) default location of gcc

I run Mac OS X El Capitan 10.4. I have used brew to install Compilation Tools (https://www.topbug.net/blog/2013/04/14/install-and-use-gnu-command-line-tools-in-mac-os-x/). Now when I run make, it ...
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Mac App Store: we could not complete your update the server gave an error during download: 403 Forbidden

I wish to update Xcode with Mac App Store and receive this error we could not complete your update the server gave an error during download: 403 Forbidden I am logged in with my AppleID. Other ...
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GCC 5.X integration on Xcode 6

I need to use/integrate GCC 5.X (in my case 5.3, and it is already installed) on Xcode 6.2. I've found a lot of outdated tutorials about GCC 4.X and Xcode 5 (or lower), but all of them are outdated ...
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OS X 10.9 crashes after Xcode 3 installation

I've tried to install Xcode 3.2 on my MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9, but during the installation (when it's almost finished) OS X had a kernel panic and keeps crashing immediately after login. Xcode 3 ...
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Not able to install .ipa via iTunes after updating to iOS 9.3.1

I used to create the ipa file from Xcode/Product/Archive and install it via iTunes. After updating the iPad to iOS 9.3.1, the app keeps showing "Installing" in iTunes and disappears the installing ...
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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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Does OS X or Xcode have applications to manage cheat sheet/commands list?

I'm learning coding on OS X, as I'm a beginner, I have to read cheat sheets and I have bunch of files like that, Git commands, Ubuntu Server commands, Node.js modules command and so on. Today I saw ...
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Xcode 7 fails to do “find in project” when run from a second OSX partition - anyone else seen or have a solution for this ?

I have OSX El Cap installed on two partitions. The first is my original partition that has been my development Xcode C++ iMac since 2011. I recently created a new smaller partition with the intent of ...
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Changing path of Xcode Server

I'm running Xcode Server on my Mac Mini, and the HTTP port is open to the internet. I want to be able to host other content on port 80. Is there a way I can change the path where the Xcode Server ...
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Making sense of XCode's code suggestions

I come from a Visual Studio and .NET technology background and am about a month into app development with Swift and XCode. I'm curious as to why some properties of objects are not suggested by XCode? ...
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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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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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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 failed to open with error: Scanning for plug-ins failed

I went to get onto Xcode, but when I tried to open it, I got this error: Scanning for plug-ins failed. I tried re-installing Xcode, but that did not solve the issue. Why did this start happening ...
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Xcode is shutting down network access on my iMac

This is really strange. I'm running OS X 10.11.4 with all updates in place on a 2010 iMac. I am using Xcode 7.3 for iOS development. When I build and deploy my iOS app to any iOS device through ...
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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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iOS Untrusted Developer error when testing app

I am trying to make my own iOS applications by using Xcode 7 and iOS 9.0. I have successfully been able to install the app on my own iPod by following these steps however when I run the application I ...
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How to run swift command while staying on breakpoint in XCode?

In JetBrains's IDEs there is a option to launch custom commands while staying on breakpoint. Is there same functionality in XCode?
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How can I compile and run C in Xcode?

Our teacher is teaching use some Data Structures algorithms that are being implemented in C. He uses Visual Studio in class, but I want to be able to run simple programs that we write on Xcode? I've ...
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Connection Interrupted error in iOS simulators after updating to xcode 7

I have updated to Xcode 7 from App Store. And now when ever I run an application or directly start the simulator from Xcode, i got an error Error Returned in reply: Connection Interrupted. I ...
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Xcode failed to download, use the purchases page to try again

I continue to get this error each time I try to install xcode: "Xcode failed to download, use the purchases page to try again" This is with the newest OSX 10.10.3. I found this thread: Xcode failed ...
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How I make XCode guarantee that some path is relative?

After I updated xcode from 6.1 to the current one, all my projects stopped compiling on other people machines. When I click files referenced from elsewhere, on my machine it shows that they are ...
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Xcode not showing latest iOS update?

I am currently trying to run my prototype app on my physical iOS device. An error is coming up saying "Could not find Developer Disk." I have come to the conclusion (by looking at other question on ...
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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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Xcode odd behaiviour and bad rendering code

Recently I'm experiencing some odd behavior from Xcode. It jump up and down on its own, it does not render codes correctly. Like this screenshot ↓ It's driving me crazy. Have this ever occurred to ...
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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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Linking to the framework from the Xcode [migrated]

I'm running OSX 10.8.5 with the Xcode 5.1.1. I'm trying to write a C++ code which will use ODBC (iODBC on Mac). Unfortunately my first try ended with the compiler error about not locating sqlext.h ...
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Putting iPhone passcode into Xcode, so I wouldn't need to unlock my iPhone for every build?

Is there a way that I could put my iPhone lock code into Xcode, so I wouldn't need to unlock my iPhone for every build? It gets really frustrating that I need to physically unlock my iPhone before ...
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Installing Xcode via command line

I am a Linux user and have never used OSX before. Someone asked me for help with installing some software on an OSX "Lion" server. I asked him to give me an SSH shell, assuming that would be ...
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Apple Bug Report (Apple's Response Time?)

I did a bug report because of this Xcode Situation ( Xcode.app gets scanned by socketfilterfw (OS X Firewall) at every launch ). I wonder about the time Apple usually needs to respond. Weeks, ...
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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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XCode text search of source tree gives incomplete results

I have been using xcode 6.4 for C++ heavily lately, (I can't use the latest for certain reasons of compatibility for the project) and relied on the text search window. Lately however it started ...
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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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Set a default Scale value for Xcode 7.2.1's iOS Simulator

I just started an online course for learning Swift using Xcode to develop iOS apps. I'm using Xcode 7.2.1 and 10.11.4 on my Mac Mini Server. I use a 23" monitor. When the simulator window displays ...
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Small XCode Bug where No Output is Shown

I've recently begun to learn how to program in C, and have been using the application XCode (ver 7.2) to do so. For the most part, it's been working very well, but I've recently come across a problem: ...
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Changed developer account and now can't log in to it from Xcode

I was forced to changed my account name from a nickname to an email address. Now I can't log in to my developer account from Xcode. There appears to be no way to just edit the current developer ID in ...