How to Reset Xcode

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When developing an application or tool using XCode, you can rearrange the workspace, specify the window elements to use and adjust shortcuts for your own preferences. XCode is a programming integrated development environment (IDE) for iOS and Mac OS X applications. As with many coding applications, each programmer has different preferences for layout. If you have set up a heavily customized layout or configurations settings, you can reset it if necessary from the Terminal.


Step 1

Click "Applications" on the Dock, "Utilities" and "Terminal."

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Step 2

Type "defaults delete" and press "Enter." This deletes the customized settings set up.


Step 3

Type "rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ Support/Xcode" and press "Enter." This removes the configuration folders as well.


Step 4

Close Terminal by pressing "CMD"+"Q."




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