[slime-devel] navigating large buffers

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Mon Sep 26 07:02:52 UTC 2011

* Tamas Papp [2011-09-25 11:21] writes:

> Hi,
> I have been experimenting with keeping everything in a single .lisp
> file for the initial development phase of a project, then cutting it
> up when it the structure converges.
> I am looking for better ways to navigate a single buffer when it gets
> large, and I would appreciate advice on how others manage this.  Of
> course, SLIME features such as M-. work fine, and forward/backward
> isearch is useful too, but I was wondering if there was something
> else.  I found a reference to outline-mode [1], but not much besides
> that.  Any advice or tips & tricks would be appreciated.

Dividing the file into "pages" with ^L might be useful.  With that you
can page use navigation commands C-[, C-] and also C-x n p.


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