Figure 3-9: The Xcode toolbar.
Building and Running Your Application
The Flow controls are for defining, choosing, running, and stopping projects. They consist of:
Run button: Clicking the Run button builds and runs the targets — a target is a product to build and the instructions for building the product from a set of files in a project or workspace for the currently selected scheme. Pressing and holding the mouse button opens a menu — also available in the Product menu — that allows you to run, test, profile, or analyze your application.
Holding various modifier keys while clicking the Run button allows you to select these other run options:
Control key: Run without building.
Shift key: Build without running.
Option key: Edit the scheme and run.
Stop button: Terminates your (executing) application in the Simulator or the device.
Scheme menu: A scheme defines characteristics such as build targets, build configurations, and the ...