Quick tip: How to instantly see the error of your XCode ways

I’ve come across a handy little tweak  in XCode that allows you to instantly be aware of the newest error that caused a build failure in your code. The end result is that XCode automatically navigates to whatever line of code is causing the error, which is probably the next thing you would look for anyway. Here’s all you have to do:


Step 1 Open XCode -> Preferences

Step 2 Navigate to the “Behaviors” tab

Step 3 On the left panel, under “Build”, select the “Fails” section

Step 4 Tick the “Navigate to” checkbox and select “first new issue”

Now next time you build your project and something is wrong, you’ll be taken there immediately to fill in your missing square bracket. Hope this saves you some time 🙂


Posted on December 8, 2012, in Quick tips. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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