There are two ways to quit out of an Interactive Elixir shell. The standard
way is with
Ctrl-c. This gives you a list of options, one of which is
for abort. This will terminate your IEx session and drop you back on the
command line where the process started.
Additionally, IEx also understands
Ctrl-\ which is control key that will
terminate just about any interactive environment. This command will cause
IEx to immediately exit with no prompt.
Note: IEx does not, however, respond to