12.7.1 Sorting items in lists

By default, items in the buffers and various definitions views are sorted alphabetically according to their name. The options in the Sort panel of the General tab in the Editor Preferences dialog let you change this.

Figure 12.10 The General tab of the Editor Preferences dialog


Leaves items in these lists unsorted. For views which list definitions, choosing this option lists definitions in the order in which they appear in the source code.

By Name

Sort according to the item name. This is the default setting.

By Package

Sort according to the buffer package or the package of the definition's name.

By Type

Sorts items according to the type of the definition, or the attributes of the buffer.

Common LispWorks User Guide (Unix version) - 21 Feb 2008