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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 [on hold]

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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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-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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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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ld: warning: bad symbol action: $ld$install_name$os10.5$/System/Library/… [closed]

I am running Qt Creator on OS X 10.9, building projects... Recently, I am getting the following: ld: warning: bad symbol action: ...
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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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How Do I add Pins (Annotations) with Xcode 6 (Swift) [migrated]

I'm new to the swift language, and haven't done an application with mapkit yet. But I have the map and regions set, but I'm hung up on how to allow users to add pins. Let me clarify, I have no idea ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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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Transparent icons for OS X in Xcode 6.1

does somebody knows how to create transparent icons for OS X in Xcode 6.1? I have made transparent PNG files, but once I put them into Xcode as part of the iconset all icons get a white background. ...
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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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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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Is there a native/cocoa REST client for Mac OS X?

I'm looking for a cocoa REST client for the OS X. I prefer something native so that I'm not in the terminal interface and not looking for any browser extensions.
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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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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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Install Xcode in OS X Tiger 10.4.11

So I'm attempting to install Xcode on OS X Tiger on my iBook G4 (It was a gift.) I needed Xcode because I was trying to install MacPorts so that I could easily install software, namely git. However, ...
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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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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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XCode 6.1 won't let me create a new project

I'm running xcode 6.1 on OSX Yosemite and I'm unable to create a new project, as you can see bellow it just says 'loading' (I've removed the product and org name for the purpose of this image). I have ...
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How might I sign a preexisting app using my own certificate?

I've tried seeing if I can via the "codesign" command in terminal to override the signature but I never got it to work right. Anyone know how I might be able to sign the app with the certificate so I ...
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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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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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can we overlap status bar after skype call notification on status bar?

at the time of skype call coming my app move down little bit because skype notification status bar size increased. Does anyone know how I can avoid this?
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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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Messages issued by syslog not showing up in system logs

I'm having some trouble with <syslog.h> in 10.5. I'm writing a small fork based server for class and I want to use syslog() to print a bunch of debug info. However, I can't find any of the ...
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QuickLook set app to display preview

Is it possible to set the app that displays the QuickLook preview in OS X? I'm developing iOS apps and I have Xcode installed, but when I open the QuickLook preview of a Source-Code file, the ...
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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 ...
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Is it at all possible to open a 3rd party iPad app in a mac (xcode emulator, for example)

Someone asked me this - I think the answer is no for a number of reasons, but I wanted to confirm. Is there any way to open an iPad app on a mac desktop or laptop? For example I download a ...
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Will the MAS prompt me to keep my Xcode 5?

I have Xcode 5.11. If I try to install the newest (6.0) Xcode from the Mac App Store, will I be prompted to keep my current Xcode?