This section describes some of the most common problems that can occur during installation or configuration of LispWorks for Macintosh.
If you're using the LispWorks image with the X11/Motif GUI, see also Troubleshooting on X11/Motif below for issues specific to X11/Motif.
To install LispWorks in the default installation location under
/Applications you must log on as an administrator. So it is usually best to run the
LispWorks64bit_Installer application as an administrator - the account you created when setting up your Macintosh is an administrator, for instance.
The LispWorks editor currently relies on integral font sizes. Some Mac OS X fonts have non-integral size and will be displayed incorrectly in the Editor and Listener tools and other uses of
LispWorks Release Notes and Installation Guide - 2 Mar 2015