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16.1 Introduction

The Search Files tool gives you a convenient way of performing searches on directories, individual files or systems. You can create a Search Files tool by choosing Window > Tools > Search Files or clicking in the LispWorks toolbar or use the keyboard accelerator described in Displaying tools using the keyboard. You can also start context-dependent searches, for example by choosing Edit > Search Files... or Systems > Search Files... , or from editor command such as Esc X Search Files .

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 16.1 The Search Files tool

The Search Files tool has the following areas:

LispWorks IDE User Guide (Macintosh version) - 25 Nov 2011