When you start the environment, by default a window known as the podium appears.
Figure 6.1 The Common LispWorks podium
The podium contains a menu bar, a toolbar, and a message areaThe icons in the podium's toolbar access the Listener, Editor, Output Browser, Inspector, Class Browser, Generic Function Browser, Symbol Browser, Object Clipboard, Function Call Browser, System Browser, Compilation Conditions Browser, Grep Browser, Profiler, Tracer, Stepper, Window Browser, Process Browser, Shell and Application Builder tools. If you hold the mouse over these icons for a second, the coresponding tool name will appear as floating help text.
The Common LispWorks tools have most of these menu items in common with the podium.
The menu bar contains five menus: