16 The Listener

The Listener is a tool that lets you evaluate Common Lisp expressions interactively and immediately see the results. It is useful for executing short pieces of Common Lisp, and extensive use is made of it in the examples given in this manual. This chapter describes all the facilities of the Listener.

16.1 The basic features of a Listener

16.2 Evaluating simple forms

16.3 Re-evaluating forms

16.4 Interrupting evaluation

16.5 The History menu

16.6 The Expression menu

16.7 The Values menu

16.8 The Debug menu

16.9 Execute mode

16.10 Setting Listener preferences

16.11 Switching to and from other tools

16.12 Help with editing in the Listener

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