5.4.2 The Save Session dialog and actual saving
button in the
tab of the Sessions dialog to raise the Save Session dialog.
Figure 5.3 Setting the defaults for scheduled session saving
Enter a name for the session in the
box. This name will be displayed in the list of sessions in the
tab of the Sessions dialog.
you can define the filename in which to save the image. The name is constructed by a prefix, optionally followed by one or more of the
(of LispWorks), the
. The full name that would be used is displayed after
. Note that:
The name does not contain the file type. On Microsoft Windows it adds
The Weekday, Date and Time are derived from the moment when the Save Session dialog was raised. They are not updated.
there are additional options:
You can change the directory in which to save the image in the
Save in directory:
You can specify that the saved session is the default session by selecting
Use as default session
. This means that LispWorks images will redirect to it (see Redirecting images to a Saved Session image).
The saving process can be made to overwrite an existing image if it exists by selecting
Overwrite existing file
. If this is not checked the saving process refuses to save on top of an existing image.
You can specify that the saved session will reload the initialization files when it restarts, by selecting
Re-load init files when starting session
When you press
to confirm the dialog, the session saving is scheduled.
LispWorks IDE User Guide (Windows version) - 22 Dec 2009