Xcode 5: Auto Layout Buttons

October 15th, 2013

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If you open a xib file or storyboard in Xcode 5, you should see the following set of buttons at the bottom of the canvas: These buttons allow you to perform common auto layout tasks. The buttons running from left to right are the following: Align Pin Resolve Auto Layout Issues Resizing Behavior If you […]


Xcode 5: Organizer Changes

October 14th, 2013

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Apple did not make a lot of changes to the Organizer in Xcode 5, but you can read about them here. No Repositories and Documentation Sections There are no Repositories and Documentation buttons at the top of the Organizer. More information on accessing repositories and documentation in Xcode 5 can be found in the following […]


Xcode 5: Showing Quick Help Documentation for Your Code

October 10th, 2013

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Normally I don’t link to other blogs, but the following post shows how to get Xcode to show Quick Help documentation for the properties and methods you write, covering almost everything I would have covered in an original post: Documentation in Xcode 5 Generating documentation for properties is especially simple. Add an extra slash to […]


Xcode 5: New File Templates

October 9th, 2013

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Xcode 5 adds two new file templates to the Resources group under both iOS and Mac OS X. They are an asset catalog and a SpriteKit particle file. An asset catalog packages your project’s assets (examples are application icons, document icons, and launch images) in one place. Asset catalogs make it easier to support both […]


Xcode 5: Blame for Line

October 8th, 2013

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Xcode 5 adds a new blame for line feature that lets you see who changed a line of code without having to switch to the version editor. Click on a line of code in the standard editor or one of the editors in the assistant editor. Right-click and choose Show Blame for Line. A popover […]