Way to keep API documentation

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  1. isnowandthen

    isnowandthen New Member

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    I four times a week go to a place to work on my private iOS application where there is no internet connection. So I need the iPhone OS Refernce Library that I can browse locally from my HDD.

    Is there any official documentation download provided by Apple?
    If not, aside from using offline documents, what are some other ways I can use to view the documentation without the need of having internet connection?
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    Use Xcode and look in the preferences. There you can check for updated docs and load them. As soon as it's done you could copy the doc files to your work computer.
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    I'm sure I just downloaded them like you instructed me to but where can I find this file via Finder?
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    You find the docs here:
    /Developer/Documentation/DocSets

    or for the specific platforms:
    /Developer/Platforms/iPhoneOS.platform/Developer/Documentation/DocSets
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    Thank you so much.
    You've been a great support.
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    SkylarEC Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    The docs are also viewable directly within Xcode. There's no need to search out their location with Finder.
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    Just forgot about that one. Right click > Reveal in Finder.
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    SkylarEC Super Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    Or, just go to Help -> Documentation on the menu bar.

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