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Vim 8.2 Released With Support For Popup Windows

Dec 13, 2019, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

Vim 8.2 introduces the concept of popup windows for displaying items like message boxes, function prototypes, code snippets, and other bits of information on top of the text being edited. This ended up being a big addition to Vim 8.2 that introduced a lot of new code. Also significant for Vim 8.2 is text properties for handling features like syntax highlighting rather than using pattern-based highlighting.

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