This works! Very easy once you know the location of the alligators in the swamp.
Bill P

> On Aug 11, 2017, at 10:11 PM, Evergreen Info <> 
> wrote:
> I kept getting all sorts of weird Xcode related problems in until I started 
> doing this.
> 1] Keep only one version of Xcode in the applications folder named
> 2]  Create an OldXcodeVersions folder. 
> 3] When upgrading:
>   A] Move from applications folder to the OldXcodeVersions folder 
> and rename it to
>   B] Download the new Xcode from the developer portal. 
>   C] Open up downloads and install Xcode into the applications folder..
>   D] Open up the new
>   E] In the LC prefs select...add a new Xcode.
>   F] Add the Xcode that you just moved and renamed in A and B. This give you 
> access to older SDKs and simulators.
> 4] Never upgrade Xcode.
> 5] Never install from App Store .
> 6] Trash any versions of Xcode that were upgrades and redownload them fresh 
> from developers portal. 
> 7] Open the Xcode versions one at a time named in the applications 
> folder and then move to the OldXcodeVersions folder and rename.
> 6 and 7 is pain but was worth it.
> The App store honks at you for a few days until it figures out you have the 
> most recent version of Xcode installed.
> Your mileage may vary.
> On Aug 12, 2017 12:20 AM, William Prothero via use-livecode 
> <> wrote:
> Folks:
> I’m trying to work on a new app that will send an sms message in iOS. But, as 
> it usually happens when I don’t use the simulator and XCode for a month or 
> so, new version come along and chaos seems to ensue. I had all of this 
> working in LC 8.1.4.
> I’ve been working with LC 8.2.6 and LC9.0.0 (dp8) I downloaded XCode 8.3.3, 
> but have XCode 8.3 and 8.2 installed. When I started, LC 8.2.6 would launch 
> the simulator ok. But 9.0.0 wouldn’t. After fiddling around a bit, LC 8.2.6 
> would no longer launch the simulator. I get the following error message on 
> all versions, no matter what I put into the LiveCode preferences for XCode:
> “Unable to start simulator 634,0,0,notoolset 573,220,1,revPhoneSetSimulatorSDK
> I deleted the LC Preferences files and it didn’t fix anything.
> So…. I have 3 versions of XCode (8.2, 8.3, 8.3.3)  in my application folder. 
> These have been downloaded from the developer portal. Is it ok to have all of 
> them in my applications folder, then enter them into the LC 
> Preferences->mobile Support pane? Or will it mix up software from different 
> versions of XCode in my app folder?
> Do I need to download additional tools for XCode?
> This is extremely frustrating. I did note that there was a red/green box in 
> the LC mobile support pane in preferences, which should indicate the all the 
> XCode support files are correct for the running version of LC. This doesn’t 
> seem to be the case, though. It does respond to the version loaded, though, 
> which is something.
> For me, this is the most frustrating part of livecode. Can’t more be done to 
> check configurations and provide clear and complete error messages when 
> things aren’t right?
> Best,
> Bill P
> William A. Prothero
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