Adding cedet-devel to CC list for interesting topic.
On 01/03/2013 09:56 PM, Eric M. Ludlam wrote:
> On 12/25/2012 03:29 PM, Nikita Zlobin wrote:
>> Hello. I'm mastering cedet-devel, and tried function
>> (semantic-ia-complete-tip), but tooltips are rendered unreadable, even
>> with something like artefacts. And documentation for x-show-tip says,
>> it is internal, recommending to use tooltip-show.
> The tooltip code was written a long time ago, and runs into problems
> whenever the core changes. If I remember rightly, tooltip-show was a
> bit heavyweight, and didn't permit the level of positioning needed.
> If someone wants to take a stab at better use of the tooltip, that
> would be great.
> There are some very nice in-buffer menu systems in tools such as
> company-mode, autocomplete, pcomplete and a few others you can find on
> emacswiki. Those UIs work much better than the tooltip trick.
> If someone thinks it would work to integrate one of those menus into
> the semantic completion engine, that would be spiff too. I haven't
> tracked which ones are a part of Emacs yet.