How to fix Xcode 5 quick help bug

October 31, 2013

Recently I was coding in Xcode 5 … and I noticed a bug when trying to view the quick help for a symbol. This is usually done by option clicking on a symbol in the Xcode editor pane. The quick help popup window would show up and then rapidly shrink down to nothing. Most mysterious.

Oliver Jones shares the command line fix provided by Apple to fix this innocuous bug.