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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When I run brew doctor It says Warning: Your Xcode (6.4) is outdated Please update to Xcode 7.3.1.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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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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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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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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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 ...
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iOS background image height width in Xcode for 1x, 2x, 3x

I am trying to add a background image to iOS app. I am not sure about the dimensions of the image for the 1x, 2x, 3x. I want the background image working for all screen sizes.
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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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Can the Xcode7/iOS9 'sideload' of apps work over wifi, or does it absolutely require a USB connection?

It's nice that Xcode 7 can 'sideload' home-built apps to iOS devices without the prior provision-profile/app-store complexity. But, all guides I've found imply a USB connection is necessary. Is there ...
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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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git is broken: “Agreeing to the Xcode/iOS license requires admin privileges, please re-run as root via sudo”

My install of git seems to be broken, and it looks like somehow my Developer Tools are broken. When I try to run git, I get this error. This happens both with /usr/bin/git and /opt/local/bin/git (...
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How can I reinstall gcc?

Im new with mac and tried to install gcc / g++ on an MacBook Air with El Captain. I installed Xcode and used xcode-select --install It completed and was successful. However, for some reason I ...
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Could Xcode be crashing my SSD?

So here's an adventure. Twice my system has stopped working completely (gets stuck on endless loop booting, requires OS reinstall even to be able to get at a backup. Once, in spring 2015 on ...
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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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Find out which app icon is missing in xcode for an app

I already published an app succesfull to the appstore. But now something has changed and I get an error when publish again the same app: Missing required icon file. The bundle does not contain an ...
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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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X11/Xlib.h file not found

I am trying to install Savi-program for monitoring satellites found here via Terminal. I am developer so I have XCode installed. which gcc returns /usr/bin/gcc. Command make ARCH=macosx once in the ...
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Can Applications compiled in Xcode 3.2.6 run in the later versions of iOS (8/9)

I have a Mac which has the 10.6.8 OS X version running on it. I would like to know whether applications compiled in a older version of Xcode (3.2.6) run on the later versions of iOS. I am currently ...
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How can my developer upload build?

I have an ongoing project as an iOS Application. That's why i have gave permission to my developer as a "developer" on itunesconnect "Users and roles" But we have stuck in certificates. He wants to ...
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How to Remove iOS dev/IDE/… from Xcode?

I need space in my SSD. I just need terminal tools in OS X El-capitan, not the Xcode IDE, not iOS, ... The space 10.49 Gb is just too much in my 60 GB disk partition. These PATHs do not work anymore ...
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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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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account issue with provisioning profile

I am trying to install an app on my Apple TV using Xcode 7, however everytime when I sign into my apple id the create button for iOS Developer is not visible. I can not create a provisioning profile.
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Xcode install command via OS X Terminal

I have Mac OS X version 10.5.7 so I downloaded Xcode version 4.6.3 and launched it. According to many tutorials (such as this) I am supposed to install further command line tools via terminal: xcode-...
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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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XCode Problem - Couldn't load settings from contents.xcplayground

I recently moved a few playground files from my documents folder to iCloud Drive. Then I noticed they all the files have been duplicated and non can be opened. I moved them back to the original ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...