popup function where your cursor is in

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function where your cursor is in :en:emacs:

Which Func Mode will display the current function name in the mode line.

But I can't use it.

It's because I reduce my mode-line into minimum to make it work with my tiny netbook.

Showing the function in header is also not possible because it conflicts with my color theme.

So I choose to display the function name in a popup.

Insert below code into ~/.emacs,

(autoload 'which-function "which-func")
(autoload 'popup-tip "popup")

(defun copy-yank-str (msg)
  (kill-new msg)
  (with-temp-buffer
    (insert msg)
    (shell-command-on-region (point-min) (point-max)
                             (cond
                              ((eq system-type 'cygwin) "putclip")
                              ((eq system-type 'darwin) "pbcopy")
                              (t "xsel -ib")
                              ))))

(defun popup-which-function ()
  (interactive)
  (let ((msg (which-function)))
    (popup-tip msg)
    (copy-yank-str msg)
    ))

The extra bonus is "popup-which-function" will also insert the function name into clipboard and kill ring.

The above code need package "popup.el" to be installed.

Screen shot: pop-which-func-nq8.png #+image/pop-which-func-nq8.png wpid-pop-which-func-nq8.png

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