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10.2 Examining conditions

The All Conditions view is visible when the Compilation Conditions Browser is first invoked. The tool appears as shown in The Compilation Conditions Browser.

Figure 10.1 The Compilation Conditions Browser

There are three tabs. These show the same information, in different ways:

The description area in the All Conditions and Errors views of the Compilation Conditions Browser shows a description of any item selected in the conditions area. The description contains details of the selected condition. The following information is shown:


The error condition for the selected item in the message area.


The class of the selected condition.


The name of the form in which the condition was signaled.


The name of the file that contains the Lisp source code that caused the selected condition.

Items selected in this area may be examined using the Description menu which allows a variety of LispWorks tools to be invoked on the selected item in the description area.

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