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3.2.2 Configuring the editor emulation

The second tab under Environment contains the Emulation options.

Figure 3.3 The Emulation tab of the Environment Preferences

Here you can configure the editor to behave according to one of two pre-defined editor input styles (emulations) which determine how keyboard input is processed and other properties such as the shape of the input cursor. You can also set the cursor blink rate.

The choice of emulation affects the Editor and other LispWorks tools containing editors such as the Output Browser, Stepper and Profiler. Choosing the key input style Effect of the specified Meta key Setting the cursor blink rate

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