Opening files quickly can save plenty of time when you're developing applications. In this video, see how you can open a file by pressing a simple keyboard shortcut and typing out the first few letters of the file's name.
- [Narrator] Another effective part of your workflow…can be opening files quickly.…This is especially helpful if you have…a large amount of files in your project…and you know the name of the file that you're looking for.…To open a file quickly,…simply press Shift + Command + O on the keyboard…and then type in the name of the file that you want to find.…For example, viewcontroller.swift.…As I start to type view,…I'll see it highlighted in this menu.…I can simply press return…to have Xcode open that file quickly.…Let's say I want to open my storyboard file.…Shift + Command + O,…main.storyboard gets selected instantly,…press Return and boom, I'm in my storyboard.…
So you can open quickly with Shift + Command + O.…Another useful tool is this breadcrumb navigation…at the top.…You can see your project structure…and you can click in the different groups or folders…and then choose the file that you want to work on.…If you want to go back, you can simply hit the back button.…You also the forward button for going forward.…
- Installing Xcode
- Creating your first project
- Editing code
- Creating snippets
- Prototyping in playgrounds
- Implementing version control with Git
- Building and connecting the interface
- Compiling and debugging apps in Xcode
- Creating workspaces for sharing resources and code
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Edit Code
3. Source Control
4. Interface Builder Basics
5. Compile and Debug
Create a workspace2m 51s
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