I am trying to handle events of nvim using nvim_subscribe() API via RPC. For instance, calling nvim_subscribe('CmdLineEnter').

I am not sure the specification of this API exactly, but I imagine that the notification will be call back to the client when the 'CmdLineEnter' event occurs in nvim. Is my understanding correct?


I found a solution to subscribe to events.

First monitor the event you want to subscribe with autocmd, and emit the event I defined myself by using rpcnotify(). For instance, define an autocmd in init.vim as below:

autocmd CmdLineEnter * call rpcnotify(0, 'mymethod')

Or define it by nvim_command(above autocmd) via RPC.

Then, after execute nvim_subscribe('mymethod'), nvim notifies mymethod event to the client via RPC whenever CmdLineEnter event happens.

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