The Symbol Navigator is a tab of the navigator that allows you to quickly jump to specific method and property definitions. In this video, learn how to use the Symbol Navigator to get to the code you want to use, while spending as little time as possible
- [Instructor] As a developer you've likely run…into situations where your code files get gigantic.…And it takes a long time to scroll through them…and find the method that you're looking for.…Many IDEs have tools for finding…those methods quickly.…And Xcode is no different.…You can find those methods quickly…using the Symbol Navigator.…The Symbol Navigator is the third button…from the left in the Navigator bar.…In the Symbol Navigator you can…expand your classes,…and simply click on Methods to navigate to them…in your code.…
This is a quick and easy way to navigate…to your properties and methods.…We can see that they are labeled here…as classes with a C, methods with an M,…and properties with a P.…You can filter these to display only objects…from your existing project,…or you can show all defined symbols…on the platform that you're using.…So we can uncheck these boxes here,…and I can see the whole API reference for Mac OS.…
Typically, you'll probably find yourself…sticking with the symbols that are defined…within your project.…
- 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
Next steps1m 5s
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