Xcode Source Editor Extensions are really starting to come into their own. Today we'll look at one that solves an age-old annoyance for Xcode users: Importing.
We've all been there. We're deep down in the depths of file, and we realize we need to
import a module. We dutifully scroll all the way up, type the import, then scroll back down trying to find our place, and get back in "the zone". Yuck.
As the name suggests, it allows us to type an
import Module statement anywhere, then press a keyboard shortcut and have the import fly to the top where it belongs.
Let's try it out.
After installing the extension, we'll
Xcode's Autocomplete still works here to help us find the module we want to import. Neat!
By default the keyboard shortcut is Command + Control + P. This trigger is also available via the menu item: Editor > Import > ☝️.
Success! Now we don't have to lose our place, or our train of thought when we need to