Inspecting some of Vim's features listed by
vim --version I have noticed some obscure ones, for example,
There is an example in the documentation to test the balloons (if curious, see
:h balloon_show), but almost nothing is said about the footer, only that it is also related to debuggers and that it can be enabled with
The command displays a footer at the bottom of the window, but I am clueless about how to interact with it. The search engine has also failed me, it seems some people use the term to designate the statusbar... Can anyone share a minimal example that involves the footer? This is out of sheer curiosity, but maybe this will be useful for debuggers developers too.
Note: I did compile Vim with Motif for my tests. The footer does show up after
:se go+=F and
:echo has("footer") returns 1. But I don't know how to interact with it.