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Monitoring directory in finderSync extension failed to work

I have developed a cocoa application with a finderSync extension through which a newly created directory is monitored. Sometimes it works fine but sometimes when I activate the Drive and Dropbox ...
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Accept Xcode 7.3 license

I want to install a C/C++ compiler for Matlab R2015b. I am running OSX El Capitan 10.11.3. I installed the newest version of Xcode (Xcode Version 7.3 beta 3). According to MathWorks, Xcode 7.x ...
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Can word break characters be changed in OS X 10.11 El Captain (or XCode 7.2)?

When I double-click text in an XCode string to select an entire word, any text connected to it with a dot (.) will also get selected. I would like to make that not happen so that dots and other ...
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How to adjust the compiler for c++11 on 10.8

Originally, I posted my question on Stack Overflow.Compile R package It seems that when installing the R library(Boom) I always get that error relating to compile error: fatal error: 'future' file ...
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Tooltip fade out delay in OS X 10.11.1 and Xcode 7.1.1

Does anyone know where I can set the delay/time how long does the fade out effect in Xcode 7.1.1 on OS X 10.11.1 need to hide the displayed tooltip? When I search for the term defaults find tooltip, ...
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How to display project name in minimized Xcode?

When Xcode project window is collapsed to dock it shows name of the current file: Is there any way to customize Xcode, so it will show project name in the dock, or "project_name - file_name"?
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Completely uninstall iOS App and all associated data

Background I am the server side developer working on an API for an IOS app. From time to time as we are in development (when we have big database changes) we reset our server. This process clears all ...
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How to install PhoneGap with Mac OS X Lion(10.7.3)?

I have a Mac OS X Lion(10.7.3). Now I want to install PhoneGap in my XCode. My XCode version is 4.3.2. I followed the instruction of installation from PhoneGap web site at the time of installation. ...
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How to disable Xcode's '“ProjectName” is a project downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it?' dialog?

This is not a question on how to disable the warning when opening files or apps downloaded from the internet but instead it is about Xcode Projects. New with Xcode 7.3 released yesterday whenever a ...
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Clean uninstall of AU Lab?

long long ago through updates or whatever apples AU Lab stopped working on my MacBook Pro. Every attempt to reinstall, even latest version didn't bring it back to live. Currently a new attempt is made ...
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what is difference between gcc version and Xcode gcc version?

This maybe a little silly question but I am very confused executing pkgutil in shell I get $ pkgutil --pkg-info=com.apple.pkg.CLTools_Executables package-id: com.apple.pkg.CLTools_Executables ...
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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 single console pane amongst tabs

Is there a way in Xcode 5 to consolidate the console pane/view/area between tabs into a single console? I have multiple tabs open, each for a source file I am editing. Every time I run the app from ...
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Xcode 5 syntax coloring file type recognition of .css

At the moment I am developing a website and I need to edit lots files of the types .html, .js, .css and .pl. My preferred text-editor is Xcode (now in Version 5.1.1) running on an iMac (OS X 10.9.3). ...
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How to enable press-and-hold accent character menu in text editors (i.e. Xcode)?

When I press and hold a key (i.e. a) in most programs (such as a web browser, Evernote, etc.) I see the accent character pop-up menu. However, I do not see the pop-up in Xcode or Vim, and I would ...
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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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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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iODBC header is not found in Xcode

I'm trying to build a project that is using ODBC on Apple, where I installed iODBC. I have Mac OSX 10.8 where I put Xcode 5.1.1 along with an embedded iODBC. Igors-MacBook-Air:/ igorkorot$ cd ...
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Get Git working on Mac Lion

I am running Mac OSX Lion 10.7.3 with Xcode 4.3.2. I have this set up because I needed to get an old iPhone application running. My problem is I want to install git. When I install the latest version ...
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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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Creating Project Templates in XCode?

I might be using the wrong words when searching but can't seem to find anything on this. I want to be able to create a project template, i.e a starting point for some new projects. One Example would ...
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“Install additional required components” is keep returning in Xcode

So dialog Install additional required components is reappear several times. I didn't notice regular period of time when this question appear but it's keep reappear when I want to launch Xcode. ...
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Does anyone have any comparisons between identical Xcode projects on MBP and MBAs (latest models)?

It's the usual story of, 'Can I effectively code/build/simulate iOS apps on a MacBook Air rather than a MacBook Pro?' I'm after actual comparative measurements. The more data the better; compilation ...
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Why is the Xcode 7 download size different with the app store and a .dmg download?

I was recently trying to download Xcode 7 for my MacBook Pro, and I noticed that when I downloaded it as a .dmg file in my browser it said the file size had a size of 4.8 GB, but when I downloaded it ...
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How to purge all Xcode temporary data?

Is there a tool or method to purge all unnecessary Xcode temporary data? Xcode seems to be creating files each time you build an app or run it with the simulator. I'm not sure what I can delete ...
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XCode problems - freeze and high memory usage

I had a problem with XCode - during debug session on device randomly see freeze and in Activity Monitor I see that XCode uses a lots of memory (over the physical RAM installed in MBP). I'm sending ...
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Why code lines in Xcode 7.2 are cutting some times?

Sometimes, while using Xcode 7.2, when I scrolls up-down or when I select a code block or shrink the if/else block, my screen is seen as following image. Due to this problem, sometimes, I cannot ...
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Xcode not saving full screen size

Xcode is opening with a window with the height 778px. If I decrease is height and restart it, it correctly saves and restores the new height, but if I increase it to occupy the full screen, it resets ...
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Start application with environment from a terminal session

I use nvm to manage my node versions. Now i have to type nvm use stable to let nvm set my path variable like this ...
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Test apps on iPhone

A new function in Xcode 7 is that I can test my apps on iOS devices without a paid developer account. It works fine on my iPad air, but when I tries with my iPhone 5s I always get some kind error ...
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How to load app on iphone?

I have iPhone and I have developed an app in xcode 7 I want to it to install and run into iphone but how to do that ? Like android load .apk file on phone and from phone just double click and you ...
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Where can I download Project Builder?

Project Builder was the precursor to Xcode. I want to find some sample code that was included with it. This SO has links to all the old Xcode's so I imagine that it is possible Apple could still be ...
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Why does Xcode save my files in autosave information?

I ran into this problem today while writing code. Whenever I open a source file in Xcode, make changes and save them, the file will be copied to the "autosave information" folder and the references in ...
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Developer settings gone in iOS 9?

Yesterday I finally made the change from the iOS 9 developer Beta to the Public Beta. That happened after something (I think it was badly-handled CoreData, since I was trying it for the first time) in ...
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Avoid system headers in Xcode's quick open search

Is there any way to make Xcode's otherwise excellent Quick Open Search (⌘⇧O) to search only in my project's files? I really don't want to open system header files anytime.
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Refresh list of attached iOS devices

Is there a way to refresh the list of attached iOS devices? Right now I have to manually unplug and replug my iPhone when this happens. Is there a way to do the equivalent via terminal? I use ...
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Run an Xcode project on another iPhone

So, I have a Mac and am doing iOS development work for a client. However, he does not have a Mac and therefore doesn't have Xcode and can't sign the app and run it on a phone. Is there anyway I can ...
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How can I add to the special characters dictionary in Xcode?

I want to add the Font Awesome Icons to my Xcode special characters dictionary, (Edit->Emoji & Symbols) so that I can manually input FontAwesome Icons into my UIButton and UILabels from the ...
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Is it possible to validate XML in Xcode?

I need to validate XML. I know that Xcode has some support for XML, such as highlighting and collapsing. However, I'm having trouble figuring out how to run actual validation of XML from within Xcode. ...
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Xcode 6.4 – crash on selecting project in sidebar

My Xcode is crashing hard whenever I click on any project within the workspace in the Project Navigator sidebar. I have attached a screenshot of the error I'm getting. Some notes: I use Xcode on ...
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How to see the content of a warning in XCode without using mouse?

Using XCode after vim is a bit hard with all the mouse click and drags. Is there a way to see the warning without clicking on it? Something like RubyMine does for you.
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How to easily update Xcode from App Store when originally installed from developer site?

I need to update one of my machines to use the latest Xcode (it's my primary development machine so I've avoided updating it for a while, just in case of hiccups). I originally installed Xcode on ...
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not able to install m2crypto on mac

I was trying to install m2crypto on my mac behalf of saltstack implementation. system information localhost:~ Apple$ sw_vers ProductName: Mac OS X ProductVersion: 10.8.5 BuildVersion: 12F45 ...
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Instruments Not Able to Launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator Unless it is Pre-Selected Manually

My UI Tests running in Instruments not able to launch the iOS 8.1 Simulator unless the Device is manually selected. For Example, if I have 'iPad 2' as my current selected device, trying to launch ...
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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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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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Should I reinstall any part of Macports when upgrading XCode?

This page claims that both XCode and MacPorts should be reinstalled whenever a major system change occurs (e.g. upgrading version of OS from 10.8 to 10.9). I have done this before when upgrading from ...
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How to find xcode headers on OSX

I'm writing a C program that links to libxml2: #include <libxml/tree.h> #include <libxml/parser.h> On Linux the libxml2 headers are in /usr/include/ and the compiler finds them ...
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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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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. ...