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The xcode text editor is driving me crazy I am sufficient in c++ and always use vi and gcc to compile, lately however I have been learning objective-c and messing with cocoa stuff and xcode is driving me crazy. I am asking for more information on using vi instead of xcode. Has anyone ran into any major problems linking and such. I would really appreciate resources explaining compiling linking and so on. Also maybe if anyone has any tips on making xcode keybindings work better that would be great. Thanks.

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By default, all Cocoa Text objects (including Mail, TextEdit, and XCode) support Emacs key-bindings.
However you can change the default key bindings.  See the following:
http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/BasicEventHandling/Tasks/TextDefaultsAndBindings.html
http://aldebaran.armory.com/~zenomt/macosx/KeyBindings.html

However, you don't HAVE to develop in XCode.  I use emacs, gcc, gdb, make, and cvs from the command line without problems.
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