[Openmcl-devel] Two quick questions

Gail Zacharias gz at clozure.com
Tue Aug 25 01:25:40 UTC 2009


At 8/24/2009 07:50 PM, Ron Garret wrote:
>1.  I'm getting this error:
>
>  > Error: Reader error on #<STRING-INPUT-STREAM  #x3000423D1A0D>, near
>position 8933, within...
>
>Is there an easy way for me to move the cursor to position 8933?

I usually do m-< c-u 8933 c-f


>2.  This is a before-I-reinvent-the-wheel kind of question: MCL had a
>facility that would put the docstring of a symbol in a pop-up window.
>Does this exist in CCL?  If so, how do you access it?

As far as I know, nothing like that exists.  The inspector should 
show the doc string in more cases than it does, but that wouldn't 
help anyway because there is currently no easy way to invoke the inspector...


>Thanks,
>
>rg
>
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