The keyboard Break gesture is
This chooses a process that is useful to break, and breaks it.
Note that you cannot use
Escape in place of
Meta. As there are many different types of keyboard, if it is not possible to assert which is the
Meta key on your keyboard, it may be marked with a special character, such as a diamond, or it may be one of the function keys - try
Meta+Ctrl+C applies to both GTK+ and Motif. If your keyboard has the
Break key, then you can also use this alternate break gesture. The key sequence can be configured using
The process to break is chosen as follows:
"Interface break" depends on the interface. For an interface that has another process, notably the Listener with its REPL, it breaks that other process. For most tools it starts the Process Browser, otherwise just it breaks the interface's process.
LispWorks IDE User Guide (Unix version) - 13 Sep 2017