Is there a way to make Vim's messages stay longer on the screen?

Messages and error messages are currently shown for a very short time; for about half-second, if not mistaken.

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    look that answer superuser.com/questions/1065125/…
    – tso
    May 14 '17 at 17:35
  • Which messages are shown for a very short time? Messages shouldn't get auto-hidden, but they sometimes do due to the effect of some key mappings or autocommands. May 15 '17 at 1:22

you can use


to review the messages.

Not exactly an answer to the question though.

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