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22 The Listener

The Listener is a tool that lets you evaluate Common Lisp expressions interactively and immediately see the results. It is useful for executing short pieces of Common Lisp, and extensive use is made of it in the examples given in this manual. This chapter describes all the facilities of the Listener.

22.1 The basic features of a Listener

22.2 Evaluating simple forms

22.3 Re-evaluating forms

22.4 The debugger prompt and debugger level

22.5 Interrupting evaluation

22.6 The History menu

22.7 The Expression menu

22.8 The Values menu

22.9 The Debug menu

22.10 Execute mode

22.11 Setting Listener preferences

22.12 Running Editor forms in the Listener

22.13 Help with editing in the Listener

LispWorks IDE User Guide (Unix version) - 12 Feb 2015