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XCode has it's own editor with benefits over TextEdit. I would recommend using the XCode editor.

You say you have installed XCode, so you have the C compiler already installed.

Look under XCode's 'Build' menu for building and running code. As an alternative, you can use Terminal by setting your folder location and executing C build commands. This 'C Tutorial for Cocoa' discusses shows some of the compiler commands. You'll have to look for some Terminal reference since I don't know of any. To change directories you use the cd command. Open Terminal, in the Utilities folder, and type 'man cd' without the quotes. man is the command used to get help on other commands.

Type the following into Google to find some help on learning to use Terminal
"OS X" learning to use terminal
You are getting frustrated because you are piling on a lot of things in a jumbled manner. It would be best to take a course or find a book for that can guide you.

I just found Masters of the Void. It is something you should look at. I found it by typing the following into Google;
learning to use XCode for C

CameraTime - Time lapse photography for novice and advanced users.

When asking questions, post the version of your software. You'll receive better answers.

Please post your results to the thread as it is good feedback.
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