Hints for C Library Functions : while typing a C function, a prototype is shown (man2 based)
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|This script may be manually sourced or, if placed in .vim/ftplugin/c, will be automatically sourced whenever a C file is edited (which is where vimball will put it). The prototypes within it are based on gcc's /usr/share/man/man2 directory.
This plugin is truly simple to use: after one has typed a function name, a protype "hint" will be shown.
will result in
int select(int nfds, fd_set * readfds, fd_set * writefds, fd_set * exceptfds, struct timeval * utimeout)
being echo'd at the bottom of the display.
You'll probably want your cmdheight option set to at least two (ie. set ch=2).
(see vimscript#1826 for man-3 based function hints)
(see http://www.drchip.org/astronaut/vim/index.html#HINTSMAN2 for the latest version)
|1. Make sure you have and are using an up-to-date version of vimball (see vimscript#1502)
(if you have vim 7.1a or later, you probably can skip this step)
2. vim hints_man3.vba.gz
Click on the package to download.
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