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Completely uninstall iOS App and all associated data

Background I am a 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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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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Can word break characters be changed in OS X 10.11 El Capitan (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 make Xcode always remember your session or sign in automatically on start?

Every time I close Xcode and then start it, I have to enter my AppleID and password. I have to go Preferences > Accounts and provide my password every time. This is very annoying. How to force it ...
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pinentry implementation with fingerprint sensor support

Currently, I am using Pinentry Mac from Xcode on my system to sign git commits. For this, I am having to input my passphrase each time I am waiting to sign a commit. Seeing that my MacBook Pro has a ...
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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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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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How can I move /Library/Developer to an external disk?

Until Xcode 10 I was able to move the Xcode Library/Developer folder to an external drive using a symlink, in order to free up space on my main disk, like ln -s /Volumes/*/Library/Developer /Users/*/...
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Problem with building project by CMake

I have installed gcc and g++ instead of clang compilers from Xcode, so now I have problem with compiling with cmake. After running cmake I have got error: -- The C compiler identification is unknown -...
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Navigating to pop-up without a mouse

(By way of background I have been helping a local blind child learn coding. He's switching schools from a Windows based school to a Mac based school so I am trying to familiarise myself with VoiceOver ...
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xCode project causes system restart

I’m an amateur using xCode 10.3 on a MacBook Pro in Safe Mode,Mojave 10.14.6 with 4GB of DDR to generate tensors of complex numbers (to be processed in subsequent projects). The code, which I ...
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iPhone keeps disconnecting & connecting when transferring data

I have a MacBook Pro (2015), and an iPhone 7 Plus. The problem is the following: If the iPhone is connected to my Mac, then whenever I run an app via XCode, or the Mac is just transferring data, the ...
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When installing command line tools using Terminal, I am getting “Software currently unavailable from Software Update server” error

I have downloaded Xcode on my Mac running macOS Mojave and trying to install the command line tools using the following command: xcode-select --install But it is giving me the following error: Why ...
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Renew free provisioning profile from CLI

I'm developing an iOS app to run only on my phone (a.k.a. sideloading), and I don't need to distribute it. With a free iOS dev account, my provisioning profile expires every 7 days. I'm looking for ...
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Xcode will not open after updating to Xcode 10

I am on OS 10.13.6 in High Sierra. I just updated from Xcode 9.4.1 to Xcode 10. It now opens the application and instantly quits without me being able to do anything. I am unable to open any projects, ...
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How to save a workflow service as an App?

I have a workflow service I built using Automator that I would like to distribute through the Mac App Store. I've successfully "exported" the workflow, signed with my developer ID. I can open the ...
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What these kernel panic logs relating to GPU Reset mean?

I'm having a really annoying issue and I would like to know what's causing it (Xcode triggers it). When I'm using Xcode and the storyboard editor, selecting or moving anything will occasionally cause ...
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Xcode Simulator - Show White Devices Instead of Black

When I run Xcode Simulator the devices are simulated with black cases. I'd like to be able to toggle to show devices with white cases to see them easier. I don't see a setting in Xcode for that. Can ...
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File visible but “does not exist”

With macOS Sierra, a new folder has been added to the root folder: macOS_SDK Inside are a bunch of folders, each containing only one folder, till the last one, containing a single file. Here's the ...
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Xcode stuck on 'installing components'

I have installed Xcode 7.3.1 on OS X El Capitan and when I want to open it, it says components need to be installed. When clicking on install, the progress goes until over half the bar and then it ...
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Xcode wants to access DeviceManager in your keychain and tells me to add Spotify to Accessibility

Every now and again (when I plug my iPhone into my Mac with Xcode open), I get the following dialog: The only problem is when I click 'Allow' or 'Allways allow', it pops up with this: Should I trust ...
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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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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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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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What is raid-ac protocol on port 2012

Yesterday I made OS X Server, on Mac Mini, for Xcode Continuous Integration. Today, by scanning my local network, I see that this Mac Mini is having port 2012 open with this raid-ac. I googled but ...
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iOS - fully automate testing process with backups - is it possible?

The Story: We have hundreds of devices running UI and unit tests. The tests are written using XCTest framework, and run on our applications, as well as system (Safari/Settings) and third party ones. ...
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Hide “Update” notification for Xcode on macOS Mojave, Xcode is not installed

I'm running 10.14.1 and Software Updater says everything is up to date. But App Store insists in telling I have a "Pending Update" for Xcode, even though I don't have Xcode installed. (I just have ...
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Xcode: shared build server?

Is it possible to setup a Mac as a server for shared builds? Our environment at the moment has each developer using mid range macs for the entire development workflow. Our build times are creeping up,...
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Xcode Beta and Additional Components

Short question: Will installing the additional components for Xcode 10 beta interfere in any way with the currently installed, AppStore version (9.x)? What are this "additional components"? Are they ...
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How to check device logs for alarms?

I upgraded my iPhone 6S to iOS 11 this year, and now the alarm clock occasionally doesn't ring even I make sure silent mode is turned off, the ringer volume is up and I have enough battery. This is, ...
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brew install package asks to install command line tools from a path that doesn't exist

I messed up my command line tools. I already had them installed (and were working pretty great), I also installed the beta 2 macOS 10 version from the apple developers site because the command brew ...
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Xcode Scene Editor measuring objects

I have a 3d file opened on the xcode scene editor. I would like to 3d print the object in this file. How can I check the size of parts the object so I know how big it will be when printed? The size ...
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Make mercurial NOT use xcode's filemerge

This is perhaps a question for hg as much as it is for macOS. I just upgraded to macOS High Sierra(10.13.4) to install Xcode. Before the upgrade, my mercurial was set up to use kdiff3 as the diff ...
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High Sierra Xcode: which tools come with Command Line Tools installer?

Is this an accurate list? Is there official Apple Documentation detailing which commands get installed? The Command Line Tools (macOS 10.13) for Xcode 9.3 installer was recently made available from ...
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Apple Xcode: remapping camera's Pan, Orbit and Dolly controls in SceneKit module

I'd like to remap the following camera controls in SceneKit module of Xcode 9.2 (I'm coding in Swift): panning – alt + LMB orbiting – LMB dollying – alt + MMB Pan drags the virtual camera ...
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(Almost) all apps hang on Mac while building an xCode project

I'm encountering an issue on my mid-2012 Macbook Pro (system specs below). While performing an Xcode build of an Ionic project from the command line, I see (once every ten times or so?) the process ...
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Xcode 8 error when installing

I just want to install Xcode 8 on Mac Sierra with the .xip format but in the expanding it shows the following error: The operation couldn't be completed.block-compressed payload operation failed. ...
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Xcode 8.3.3: Unable to push to repo using ssh key

I have my github repo setup with ssh key to access it: pull/push. With command-line git commands it does flawlessly. But I can't push with Xcode. I don't have any passphrase with my private key. ...
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Xcode 8 and iOS 11 incompatibility despite having copied device support files

I have set up up a new computer (MacBook Pro) from a backup I made yesterday from my old computer (MacBook Air). In the process of that setup, I changed my user's home folder name, strictly following ...
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Add SML syntax highlighting in Xcode

How can I configure Xcode so that I get syntax highlighting when using Standard ML? Is this even possible with Xcode?
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Use TestFlight without Developer Certificate

I have developed an Xcode iOS app, but can I use it on my TestFlight without a Paid Dev Cert?
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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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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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Float application over full screen?

I want to view Xcode (can go fullscreen) and the iOS simulator (can't go fullscreen) on one screen. I want Xcode to be fullscreen and the Simulator next to it. Is there a way to either: Float 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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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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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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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 ...