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Arguments: object &key new-window-p new-window-name tabs initial-tab existing-inspector-only no-expose-p not-if-same-object additional-objects initial-property on-the-screen

This function invokes the IDE's inspector to examine an arbitrary specified object.

Typically you do not need to call this function. Instead would use one of the commands Tools | Inspect Selected Object and Tools | Inspect Returned Object. Or you would call cl:inspect in an IDE listener, which will invoke the IDE's inspector because this function (ide-inspect) is the value of inspect::*inspector-hook* in IDE processes.

But it might be useful to call this function directly for the options that its keyword arguments provide. It might also be useful to set the value of the (internal) global variable inspect::*inspector-hook* to this function in non-IDE processes where it is not already the value, to cause calls to cl:inspect in those processes to invoke the IDE's inspector.

The arguments are:

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Created 2010.1.21.

Allegro CL version 8.2
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