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Re: Possible to show tooltip at (point) ????

From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: Possible to show tooltip at (point) ????
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2008 18:07:45 +0100

I am a user of `predictive' which in my opinion has good facilities
for showing candidates. I think even that the completion stuff has
been factored out in its own package. I think it uses tooltips as one
of the options. Why don't you check it out.

2008/12/28, Kevin Burton <address@hidden>:
> A few years ago (has it REALLY been that long?) I was playing with
> x-show-tooltip so that I could display a tooltip at the given point.
> I was mostly interested in this so that I could build just in time code
> completion.  This way one could have a function call:
> foo(
> And type something like C-enter to lookup the previous symbol and show
> method argument documentation in a tooltip.
> ..... anyway.
> I needed away to have x-show-tooltip generate under (point).  Is this
> possible?
> If I remember I can manually position the tooltip if I know the on screen
> x/y pixel cartesian position of (point) but I don't think this was possible
> either.
> This was with an early version Emacs 21...  Anyone know a solution to this?
>  Have features been added to Emacs 22 to enable this?
> Kevin
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