Package: common-graphics

This variable contains most configurable aspects of the system being run, including most values that might otherwise be accessed by global variables. (Indeed, one purpose of using *system*, an instance of the unexported devel::development-system class is to reduce the number of global variables used.)

Generic functions with names similar to the property stored in *system* access the current value and, with setf, can set the value. One block of data stored in *system* is the configuration, accessed by configuration. It contains many standard Lisp global variables, such as *print-level* -- accessed by (print-level (configuration *system*)).

The submenus of the menu choice Inspect System Data on the Tools menu open an inspector on various parts of *system*.

Common Graphics and IDE documentation is described in About Common Graphics and IDE documentation in cgide.htm.

The documentation is described in introduction.htm and the index is in index.htm.

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