14.1 Introduction

The Grep Browser gives you a convenient way of performing searches on directories or individual files in your filesystem. You can create a Grep Browser by choosing Window > Tools > Grep Browser or clicking in the LispWorks toolbar. Note, however, that it is almost always preferable to invoke the Grep Browser by issuing commands in other tools, for example using Esc X grep in an editor.

Out of necessity, this chapter makes some references to other tools in the environment which you may not yet be familiar with. However, this chapter does not assume any prior knowledge of these tools.

Figure 14.1 The Grep Browser

The Grep Browser has the following areas:

Common LispWorks User Guide (Macintosh version) - 11 Apr 2005