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What are the new "popup windows" in Vim 8.2?

The latest version of Vim, 8.2, has a new feature called "popups" or "popup windows". They sound interesting but I'm not quite sure what they're good for. Can you enlighten me...preferably with some ...
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How to open folds in a pedit-preview popup window?

I'm displaying a file contents by using :pedit …the-file-path…, to then call popup_setoptions(…the-ID…,#{firstline:anumber}) in order to scroll the popup and highlight/show the desired part of the ...
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Scrolling down in popup window not working as intended

I have the following code: let text = range(50)->map({_,i -> string(i)}) let winid = popup_create(text, { \ 'line': 1, \ 'col': 1, \ 'minwidth': 1, \ 'minheight': 1, \ '...
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Highlight group for signature help

I'm using Vim (v. 8.2) with YouCompleteMe as a code completion engine. I welcome the addition of signature help, but I'm not happy with the default colors: Does anyone know what highlight group is ...
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Sync cursors of popup window and current window

I'm trying to sync the cursors movement of a popup window, and the current window. call range(50) \ ->map({_, i -> string(i)}) \ ->popup_create(#{ \ line: 1, \ col: 1, ...
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How to gF (go to file Particular line) to popup window?

In vim8 there is a popup window feature which seems like vscode peek definition. Often I use gF to go to file with particular line number. Is there a way to open a file in popup window?
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Popup border is ugly, how to replace it?

This is the default border, it looks ugly This is fzf preview window, how I can replace the popup border as fzf's ? Update: thank @ralf ! it works ! I replace it with... Rounded: ['─', '│', '─', '...
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Display file contents in a popup window upon pressing a key?

I am having a text file where I have a cheat sheet of commands I learned. When pressing some key ,it should be displayed in popup window. In Kakoune editor they display a help using Alt+i , like that ...
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How to set cursor position in a popup buffer?

I'm tinkering with popups and trying to open one, select a line (namely set the cursor line by pressing mapped keys (Ctrln / Ctrlp)), then close it. The problem is that I cannot select a line, despite ...
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Unmap <c-n> / <c-p> in completion menu to use as previous / next snippet placeholder with Coc

My completion mappings scheme with coc is the following: <c-@> (ctrl-space): trigger the menu / use the selected item (or the first one) <c-j> and <c-k>: navigate the list (or also ...
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Disabling hint popup

Whenever my cursor is over a function for a few seconds, this hint for the function pops up. Doesn't go away by hitting Esc and I need to move my cursor to get rid of it. No other plugins except ...
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How can I overlap windows, use non-rectangular windows, or dock a window in the corner?

I'm working on a text file (my notes/todo document), and I want to have the to-do list part of the document open in one Vim window (to check things off), with another to look at the rest of the ...
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How to fix/customise coloring for the autocompletion popup menu?

I'm not really happy with the syntax coloring of the auto-completion menu. Probably the pink-ish background color is the least unpleasant thing, but the grey foreground text is really not as readable ...
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Popup menu: Set a selected item on creation

I have a popup_menu. I want to have the second, for example, option chosen when it opens, rather than the first. Is this possible? I've looked in various threads on the internet and :help popup and ...
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Insert mode's CTRL-E and CTRL-Y vs popup menu

I was wandering that sometimes I'd like CTRL-E and CTRL-Y to work even while I'm in insert mode. Before setting up any mapping I thought I should see if I'm shadowing some important functionality, so ...
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How to display popup window on the left or right side

I looked into the :h popup.txt and unless i missed something, did not see any mention for setting a popup window on the left or right side. PS: I'm on Vim 8.2 (latest compiled as of now) Any example ...
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Signature popup has unreadable colors in YCM for Rust

I'm using Vim 8.2 with rust highlighter and YCM plugin for auto-completion and signature help. Everything works except method signature: It has same color for both color text and bg in parts like ...
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Show popup menu of files which call a specific function vim

In normal mode, I'll hover over a function declaration and I want to open a file which calls this function. How can I open up the popup menu in normal mode and have it just open the file I select ...
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How to display additional info for a completion option in second popup menu

The coc.nvim plugin has a really cool feature where the completion, or at least the python completion, will have additional information about the option in a second popup menu. I have looked through a ...
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How to store entries of complete menu and omnicomplete menu in variables without triggering the popup menu?

Is there a way to store the results of <C-N> or <C-X><C-O> from the insert mode in a string or list variable without triggering the respective popup menus to display onscreen? For ...
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Auto-completion pop-up no clean up - how to debug

I'm trying to solve this issue for some time now. Quite often auto-suggestion pop-up leaves a text on the screen: even after being closed sometimes covering newer suggestion that was displayed after ...