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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-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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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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XCode 6 on Yosemite crashing in fullscreen mode when build & running app on device

Xcode 6 on Yosemite crashes everytime when pressing Build&Run on Device. Current window disappears and Start screen appears. Anyone else experiencing this? UPDATE: As it seems Xcode is not ...
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WWDC 2015 Scholarship App [on hold]

I am going to build an app to submit for the WWDC 2015 Scholarship. Since they want to look at your creativity, would it be a bad idea to use an open source user interface to create my app? I have a ...
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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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Xcode 5.1.1 cannot run on device with iOS 8.0 version

I am using Xcode 5.1.1 as I require an app which supports iOS 6.1 and Above with base SDK iOS 7.1. I tried upgrading Xcode 6.0 but it is not able to run iOS 6.1 simulators. So I reverted back to Xcode ...
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Disable three finger drag on Xcode

I want to use the three finger vertical swipe to switch between header and implementation files on Xcode, but this stops working when I have three finger drag enabled in system preferences. I've ...
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Command line tool installed, but gcc/g++ compiler not working

Heads up, I have a similar problem such as in this question, but it wasn't resolved: how to debug configure.sh errors when compiling rsync on Yosemite So basically I am looking to compile code via ...
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Debug iOS Application using distribution certificate

I have Xcode setup with distribution certificate, when i run the application, It gets installed in the device but halts the connection in Xcode and throws an error. The issue is, the application ...
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Is Xcode with Swift on Mavericks possible?

My school computers have OS X 10.9.4 on them but they don't want to update them because of incompatibility with their Music class software. From what I see on Apple's website Xcode 6.4 and 6.3.1 both ...
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Determine xcode command line tools version

How do I determine what version(s) of xcode command line tools I have? I tried doing $ gcc --version Configured with: --prefix=/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/usr ...
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Is it possible to enable Code Folding in Xcode for Bash scripts?

I work a lot with bash scripts and some of them can get pretty lengthy. Up until now, I've been using BBEdit as my editor of choice because of the way it handles locked files and permissions. But ... ...
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Mac mini 2012 (2.3 quad core) Vs late 2014 (2.8 dual core)

I'm on my way to buy my new mac mini for my IOS development and I'm a bit unfamiliar with Apple products so I just want an advice from experts about that. my budget is not that high so I have 2 ...
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Hide Xcode's toolbar in fullscreen mode

How can I hide Xcode's toolbar in fullscreen mode (cmd + ctrl + f)? I tried to hide it and then go into fullscreen but it appeared immediately. Also I tried to hide it using right-click -> hide ...
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How would I bring View Controller Scene in Xcode to the main working area?

I cannot figure out how to get View Controller Scene on my main working area in Xcode rather than to have it on top of my working area. I want to be able comfortably navigate thought my view items.
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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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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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Export developer accounts from Xcode

I want to export developer accounts at Xcode from one Mac to another, so I created a .developerprofile file as per what said here: How do I transfer my iOS developer profile to another computer? ...
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Not able to create new project in Xcode [duplicate]

Here are the steps I used open Xcode create a new project choose the command line prompt On the the option for new project I put the product name For language I choose C++ Then I can't proceed. ...
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How do I resize the iOS simulator?

I know that there's Window>Scale>100/75/50% but the scale of the retina iPad simulator is still too big for my screen to be able to test anything. Is there a way I can scale the size of the iOS ...
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Mac App Store updated an app, app doesn't know?

A few days ago, I have seen the newly released version of Xcode (6.3) in the updates section of the store, so today I decided to update it. Updating from 6.2, the process started normally (Xcode was ...
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Xcode 6.3 (6D570): No matching provision profiles found

With earlier Xcode versions that was no provisioning problem, but with 6.3 (6D570) I get it always. What is the normal procedure you do to treat it? Usually I delete profision profile in ...
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Is there any way to get OS X to keep the iOS Simulator icon in the dock across Xcode upgrades?

I use the iOS Simulator often to check webpages so I run it and pick "Keep in Dock". That's works except every time Xcode upgrades it's no longer in the dock and I have to go digging for it again. Is ...
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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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copy simulator from one mac to another mac osx

I'm the user with the less internet speed, one of my friend downloaded iPhone Simulator in his Xcode 4.5 to test the code in iOS 5.1, 5.0, 4.3 os too, now if I want those simulators in my mac, is ...
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Is it better to have more cores or higher processor clock speed to decrease build time for iOS projects

I am trying to pick the most appropriate hardware to speed up build time for iOS projects - I don't know if I should favor faster processors (3.5 GHz) with fewer cores (6) or slower processors (2.7 ...
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how to debug configure.sh errors when compiling rsync on Yosemite

I am trying to build myself a new version of rsync 3.1.1 under Mac OS 10.10.3, as the mac comes with an older version, and the project does not distribute binaries. I followed this simple script but ...
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Can the Macbook 12 inch handle XCode/Eclipse for Android/iOS development? [closed]

I know that Macbook 12 inch was created for battery life and it's lightness instead of performance, but I am really curious about it's performance for development purposes. Did anyone actually test ...
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iOS Xcode development on MacBook Air 2015 [closed]

I am deciding to get a 2015 MacBook Air for iOS development, and was wondering how well my specs on the custom macbook I am ordering. I am getting the 13 inch 2015 MacBook Air 8 GB RAM 1.6 gigahertz ...
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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 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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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 do I unlock a .plist file in /private/var/db/receipts so that I can change it?

I want to edit some com.myApp.plist. I'm running OS 10.10.3, and I do have Xcode installed. But every time I try to edit the file, it's locked and I can't save my changes. If I try to save it with ...
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Is it safe to erase ~Library/Developer?

In the user Library, there is a Developer folder with about 3.2 GB of space (2.8GB from DocSets and the rest mainly from Xcode/iOS DeviceSupport). I had Xcode installed, I presume these are from that? ...
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Make Xcode break lines after x characters

I am surprised that Google did not only yield no solutions to this 'problem', but no one even seems to have it. I am used to Vim, which I have configured to insert linebreaks after a certain number ...
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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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I need help updating Xcode

I have a mac that I primarily use for xcode (so I am not really familiar with how Macs work). I develop iOS apps. Of late I have been running out of space. I delete as much as I can and the space ...
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How can I securely store passwords in xcode app?

I'm writing an app with Xcode using Applescript-ObjC. I'm wanting to put in some usernames and passwords to automatically check some remote servers. How can I put these login credentials in the app ...
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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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Disable non-breaking space (Option-Space) specifically in Xcode

There's a pretty general solution for disabling the non-breaking space in OS X for some apps: ...
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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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Why “Apple SD Gothic Neo Light” font differ in ios 7 simulator and ios 8 simulator?

I took UILabel named "Apple" and check for iOS 7.1 and 8.1 for FONT "Apple SD Gothic Neo Light". But it looks different in both simulator.
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How do I a search with applescript cocoa that sets properties with actions

A little bit of context here, I have a text file which is compiled of all the computers and users of my network, its referenced so I can easily find and VNC into them. My regular applescript looks ...
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Why will Xcode not update?

Software update always tells me Xcode 6.2 is available. Other updates install when requested, but when I click the XCode update button it asks me for Apple ID and password. Other items update ...
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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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Xcode vs TextEdit “Find and Replace…”

The default hotkey behavior in both Xcode and TextEdit “Find and Replace” is: Find... ⌘F Find and Replace... ⌘⌥F However, in TextEdit, the dialog for “Find and Replace” remains even after you press ...
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I can't get gcc to compile DevIL library

I'm writing an OpenGL application in C++ using Xcode 4 on Lion. To load textures, and keep the application platform independent, I plan on using DevIL. To install DevIL on my mac I ran ./configure ...
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A better configuration to do development?

currently I have a mac mini: Hardware Overview : Model Name: Mac mini Model Identifier: Macmini2,1 Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor Speed: 1,83 GHz Number Of Processor: ...
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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 ...