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XcLauncher is a Mac menu bar app that provides instant access to your favorite projects.

Main Features:
- Create bookmarks for your Xcode projects, workspaces, playgrounds and Swift files.
- Customise the name, order and grouping of bookmarks.
- View Xcode's recent files, showing only files matching your bookmarks.
- Configurable system-wide keyboard shortcut to open the menu.

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If a bookmark menu item is highlighted for a few seconds, macOS shows a tooltip with the full path to the bookmark file. Holding option while selecting a bookmark will open the parent directory in Finder instead of opening the bookmark in Xcode.

If a bookmark menu item is highlighted for a few seconds, macOS shows a tooltip with the full path to the bookmark file. Holding option while selecting a bookmark will open the parent directory in Finder instead of opening the bookmark in Xcode.

By default the first 10 bookmarks in the Open Recent list have Cmd-1 to Cmd-0 keyboard shortcuts. This can be changed in Preferences to the bookmarks in main menu.

Combined with a global keyboard shortcut to open XcLauncher's menu, this makes opening any of your first ten bookmarks in Xcode require just two keyboard shortcuts.

I suggest using control-option-command-X as the shortcut to open the main menu.

XcLauncher can show Xcode's recent files list filtered to only include entries that you have configured as bookmarks. This filters out projects and experiments that pollute Xcode's recent files list. It displays the names you configured for bookmarks, not the underlying filename.

By default the menu shows the most recent file first. Hold option to sort the bookmarks alphabetically. The default order can be configured in preferences (holding option will show the other).

The bookmarks you configure become menu items at the top of XcLauncher's menu. Groups become sub-menus.

Selecting a menu item for a bookmark will open it in Xcode.

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Due to macOS sandbox restrictions you must explicitly configure which Xcode projects/workspaces/packages/files (known as bookmarks) that XcLauncher can open. The bookmarks configuration window lets you browse for bookmarks or drag and drop them from Finder. Choose the order, edit the names or create groups.

The app has a simple heuristic for choosing the default name based on lower- to upper-case changes in the filename. For example, FTPZones.xcodeproj becomes "FTP Zones".

XcLauncher is a Mac menu bar app that provides instant access to your favorite projects.

Main Features:
- Create bookmarks for your Xcode projects, workspaces, playgrounds and Swift files.
- Customise the name, order and grouping of bookmarks.
- View Xcode's recent files, showing only files matching your bookmarks.
- Configurable system-wide keyboard shortcut to open the menu.

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