Emacs extension that display eldoc info while minibuffer is in use.
Emacs Lisp
Switch branches/tags
Nothing to show
Latest commit e87b89f Aug 20, 2015 @thierryvolpiatto thierryvolpiatto Update readme.
Failed to load latest commit information.
README.md Update readme. Aug 20, 2015
eldoc-eval.el Fix eldoc compat with emacs-25. May 12, 2015



You can Donate to help this project.


Enable eldoc support when minibuffer is in use.


This package enables eldoc support when minibuffer is in use.

Eldoc info is shown by default in mode-line, but you can have eldoc info somewhere else by setting eldoc-in-minibuffer-show-fn to another function (e.g tooltip-show).

By default with this package M-: will use pp-eval-expression instead of eval-expression; you can change that by setting eval-preferred-function to something else.

It also provides a convenient macro to enable eldoc support in your own functions using minibuffer or in your defadvices, that is with-eldoc-in-minibuffer, e.g:

defadvice edebug-eval-expression (around with-eldoc activate)
 "This advice enable eldoc support."
 (interactive (list (with-eldoc-in-minibuffer
                       "Eval: " nil read-expression-map t

Users of own minibuffer frame will have to set eldoc-in-minibuffer-own-frame-p to non-nil.

You can turn On/Off eldoc support in minibuffer at any time with eldoc-in-minibuffer-mode.


Add to your init file:

If installed from git, add eldoc-eval.el to load-path and

(autoload 'eldoc-in-minibuffer-mode "eldoc-eval")
(eldoc-in-minibuffer-mode 1)

Otherwise only (eldoc-in-minibuffer-mode 1) is needed.