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25.2.18 inspect Function

Syntax:
inspect object    implementation-dependent

Arguments and Values:
object - an object.

Description:
inspect is an interactive version of describe. The nature of the interaction is implementation-dependent, but the purpose of inspect is to make it easy to wander through a data structure, examining and modifying parts of it.

Side Effects:
implementation-dependent.

Affected By:
implementation-dependent.

Exceptional Situations:
implementation-dependent.

See Also:
describe

Notes:
Implementations are encouraged to respond to the typing of ? or a "help key" by providing help, including a list of commands.

Allegro CL Implementation Details:
None.

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