Presentation Types

part of Common Lisp Interface Manager (CLIM) by Jason Kantz


  • Type Specifiers
  • How to Specify a CLIM Presentation Type
  • with-output-as-presentation, present, present-to-string
  • Conceptual Overview of Defining a New Presentation Type
  • Presentation Methods in CLIM

    What are they?

    A presentation is an association between

    Or more specifically, when output is done as a presentation, CLIM creates an output record associated with an object and a presentation type, and saves that record in the window's output history.

    To associate an object and it's type with visual output, use one of the following to display the object:

    When CLIM knows the type of a displayed object, it also knows which commands are appropriate for that object.

    Next: Commands