3.11 Inspector commands
The SLIME inspector is a Emacs-based alternative to the
INSPECT function. The inspector presents objects in
Emacs buffers using a combination of plain text, hyperlinks to related
The inspector can easily be specialized for the objects in your own
programs. For details see the the
function in swank-backend.lisp.
- C-c I
- M-x slime-inspect
Inspect the value of an expression entered in the minibuffer.
The standard commands available in the inspector are:
- M-x slime-inspector-operate-on-point
If point is on a value then recursively call the inspector on that
value. If point is on an action then call that action.
- M-x slime-inspector-describe
Describe the slot at point.
- M-x slime-inspector-toggle-verbose
Toggle between verbose and terse mode. Default is determined by
- M-x slime-inspector-pop
Go back to the previous object (return from RET).
- M-x slime-inspector-next
The inverse of l. Also bound to SPC.
- M-x slime-inspector-reinspect
- M-x slime-inspector-quit
Dismiss the inspector buffer.
- M-x slime-inspector-pprint
Pretty print in another buffer object at point.
- M-x slime-inspector-show-source
Find source of object at point.
- M-x slime-inspector-fetch-all
Fetch all inspector contents and go to the end.
- M-x slime-inspector-copy-down
Store the value under point in the variable `*'. This can
then be used to access the object in the REPL.
- TAB, M-x slime-inspector-next-inspectable-object
- S-TAB, M-x slime-inspector-previous-inspectable-object
Jump to the next and previous inspectable object respectively.