Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring Xcode for app development, part of Programming for Non-Programmers: iOS 7.
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…You may have noticed that my fonts are a little bit small and hard to read.…Let's look at how to adjust Xcode preferences so that you can…write code in a font, and a font size, that fits your needs.…I'm going to click Xcode and Preferences to open up the Preferences window.…There are two things that I want to do.…Number one, I want to show line numbers.…Under the Text Editing tab, you can do that.…So click Text Editing, and then Show Line Numbers.…And the line numbers should appear right away, so I can see them behind the window.…
The other thing I want to do, is make the font a little bit bigger, easier to read.…And also use a different font.…So what I'm going to do is click Fonts…and Colors, click Default, and then click the plus button.…Under here, I'm going to duplicate the default fonts.…I'm going to give this a custom name, which is going to be my name.…That way, when I open up the Fonts and…Colors, it's really obvious which fonts are my custom set.…So with mine set, I'm going to click the very top option, which is Plain Text,…
If you find you'd like to learn more, see iOS App Development Essential Training, Foundations of Programming: Fundamentals, or any of the other programming courses in our library.
- Installing Xcode
- Creating an Xcode project
- Configuring the iOS Simulator
- Understanding variables
- Connecting visual objects to variables
- Understanding functions, methods, and selectors
- Connecting a button to a function
- Using conditional statements
- Setting up the user interface
- Connecting code elements to build an app