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You can use the Search Files tool to search in all files known to contain definitions. To do this, select Known Definitions in the the dropdown list in the toolbar. Then complete your other search specifications and click the button.

Figure 16.3 A Known Definitions search

A file is known to contain definitions in one of two ways:

See "Dspecs: Tools for Handling Definitions" in the LispWorks User Guide and Reference Manual for more information about definition recording and tags databases.

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