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You can reduce the number of displayed completions by adding a filter to the in-place completion window.

To add the filter, press Ctrl+Return . To use the filter, type a substring of the desired result. By default, filtering is by a case-insensitive substring comparision.

Figure 3.12 Example in-place completion window with filter

You can set filter modes to alter the way that the filter operates, just as described in Advanced Filtering. Briefly, you select options from the Filter dropdown menu or with the keyboard gestures Ctrl+Shift+R , Ctrl+Shift+E and Ctrl+Shift+C . The choice of items displayed changes according to the content of the filter pane and the selected filter options, and the label on the Filter dropdown changes to indicate your selected filter options.

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