LispWorks IDE User Guide


19 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.

19.1 The basic features of a Listener

19.2 Evaluating simple forms

19.3 Re-evaluating forms

19.4 Interrupting evaluation

19.5 The History menu

19.6 The Expression menu

19.7 The Values menu

19.8 The Debug menu

19.9 Execute mode

19.10 Setting Listener preferences

19.11 Running Editor forms in the Listener

19.12 Switching to and from other tools

19.13 Help with editing in the Listener

LispWorks IDE User Guide (Macintosh version) - 22 Dec 2009