20.10 Setting Listener preferences

To set options for the Listener tool choose Works > Tools > Preferences... or click within an Listener to display the Listener Preferences dialog.

Figure 20.2 The Listener tab of the Listener Preferences dialog

The Listener tab allows you to set the size of the stack used in the Listener's evaluation process. By default, this process has a stack of size determined by the value of the variable system:*sg-default-size* . If you find you are getting stack overflow errors in correct code that you enter at the Listener prompt, then increase the stack size. This setting takes effect for subsequently created Listener windows and LispWorks sessions.

The other configurable aspects of the Listener are shared with the Editor tool, including:

To alter these, raise the Listener Preferences dialog and select the appropriate tab. See Setting Editor preferences for a description of these options.

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