What Visual LISP Offers

During the development cycle of an AutoLISP application or routine, the AutoLISP user performs a number of operations that are not available within the AutoCAD software. Some of these operations—like text editing—are available with other software tools. Others, such as full AutoLISP source-level debugging, are introduced only with VLISP. In VLISP, you perform most of the necessary operations inside a single environment. This permits text editing, program debugging, and interaction with AutoCAD and other applications.

The following are components of the Visual LISP IDE: