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                             NVIM REFERENCE MANUAL

Nvim                                                             deprecated

The items listed below are deprecated: they will be removed in the future.
They should not be used in new scripts, and old scripts should be updated.

Deprecated features

- nvim_buf_clear_highlight()  	Use nvim_buf_clear_namespace() instead.
- nvim_buf_set_virtual_text()  	Use nvim_buf_set_extmark() instead.
- nvim_command_output()  	Use nvim_exec2() instead.
- nvim_execute_lua()  		Use nvim_exec_lua() instead.
- nvim_get_hl_by_name()  	Use nvim_get_hl() instead.
- nvim_get_hl_by_id()  		Use nvim_get_hl() instead.
- nvim_exec()  			Use nvim_exec2() instead.
- nvim_get_option_info()  	Use nvim_get_option_info2() instead.

- :rv :rviminfo    		Deprecated alias to :rshada command.
- :wv :wviminfo    		Deprecated alias to :wshada command.

  - Deprecated way to:
    - set the server name (use --listen or serverstart() instead)
    - get the server name (use v:servername instead)
    - detect a parent Nvim (use $NVIM instead)
  - Ignored if --listen is given.
  - Unset by terminal and jobstart() unless explicitly given by the "env"
    option. Example: 
	call jobstart(['foo'], { 'env': { 'NVIM_LISTEN_ADDRESS': v:servername  } })

- BufCreate  		Use BufAdd instead.
- EncodingChanged  	Never fired; 'encoding' is always "utf-8".
- FileEncoding  	Never fired; equivalent to EncodingChanged.
- GUIEnter  		Never fired; use UIEnter instead.
- GUIFailed  		Never fired.

- <MouseDown>  		Use <ScrollWheelUp> instead.
- <MouseUp>  		Use <ScrollWheelDown> instead.

- buffer_exists()  	Obsolete name for bufexists().
- buffer_name()  	Obsolete name for bufname().
- buffer_number()  	Obsolete name for bufnr().
- file_readable()  	Obsolete name for filereadable().
- health#report_error  	Use Lua vim.health.report_error() instead.
- health#report_info  	Use Lua vim.health.report_info() instead.
- health#report_ok  	Use Lua vim.health.report_ok() instead.
- health#report_start  	Use Lua vim.health.report_start() instead.
- health#report_warn  	Use Lua vim.health.report_warn() instead.
- highlight_exists()  	Obsolete name for hlexists().
- highlightID()  	Obsolete name for hlID().
- inputdialog()  	Use input() instead.
- jobclose()  		Obsolete name for chanclose()
- jobsend()  		Obsolete name for chansend()
- last_buffer_nr()  	Obsolete name for bufnr("$").
- rpcstop()  		Use jobstop() instead to stop any job, or
			`chanclose(id, "rpc")` to close RPC communication
			without stopping the job. Use chanclose(id) to close
			any socket.

- hl-VertSplit  	Use hl-WinSeparator instead.

For each of the functions below, use the corresponding function in
vim.diagnostic instead (unless otherwise noted). For example, use
vim.diagnostic.get() instead of vim.lsp.diagnostic.get().

- vim.lsp.diagnostic.clear()  		Use vim.diagnostic.hide() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.disable()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.display()  	Use vim.diagnostic.show() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.enable()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_all()  	Use vim.diagnostic.get() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_count()  	Use vim.diagnostic.get() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_line_diagnostics() Use vim.diagnostic.get() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_next()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_next_pos()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_prev()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_prev_pos()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.get_virtual_text_chunks_for_line() No replacement. Use
  options provided by vim.diagnostic.config() to customize virtual text.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.goto_next()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.goto_prev()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.redraw()  		Use vim.diagnostic.show() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.reset()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.save()  		Use vim.diagnostic.set() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.set_loclist()  	Use vim.diagnostic.setloclist() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.set_qflist()  	Use vim.diagnostic.setqflist() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.show_line_diagnostics() Use vim.diagnostic.open_float() instead.
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.show_position_diagnostics() Use vim.diagnostic.open_float() instead.

The following are deprecated without replacement. These functions are moved
internally and are no longer exposed as part of the API. Instead, use
vim.diagnostic.config() and vim.diagnostic.show().

- vim.lsp.diagnostic.set_signs()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.set_underline()
- vim.lsp.diagnostic.set_virtual_text()

- vim.lsp.buf.range_code_action()  	Use vim.lsp.buf.code_action() with
					the range parameter.
- vim.lsp.util.diagnostics_to_items()  	Use vim.diagnostic.toqflist() instead.
- vim.lsp.util.set_qflist()  		Use setqflist() instead.
- vim.lsp.util.set_loclist()  		Use setloclist() instead.
- vim.lsp.buf_get_clients()  		Use vim.lsp.get_active_clients() with
					{buffer = bufnr} instead.
- vim.lsp.buf.formatting()  		Use vim.lsp.buf.format() with
					{async = true} instead.
- vim.lsp.buf.range_formatting()  	Use vim.lsp.formatexpr()
					or vim.lsp.buf.format() instead.

- vim.treesitter.language.require_language()  	Use vim.treesitter.language.add()
- vim.treesitter.get_node_at_pos()  		Use vim.treesitter.get_node()
- vim.treesitter.get_node_at_cursor()  		Use vim.treesitter.get_node()
						and TSNode:type() instead.
- vim.treesitter.query.get_query()  		Use vim.treesitter.query.get()

- vim.register_keystroke_callback()	Use vim.on_key() instead.
- vim.pretty_print()  			Use vim.print() instead.

- ]f [f    		Same as "gf".

- cpo-< :menu-<special> :menu-special :map-<special> :map-special
  <> notation is always enabled.
- 'gdefault'		Enables the :substitute flag 'g' by default.
- 'fe'  		'fenc'+'enc' before Vim 6.0; no longer used.
- 'highlight' 'hl'    	Names of builtin highlight-groups cannot be changed.
- 'langnoremap'  	Deprecated alias to 'nolangremap'.
- 'sessionoptions'	Flags "unix", "slash" are ignored and always enabled.
- 'vi'
- 'viewoptions'		Flags "unix", "slash" are ignored and always enabled.
- 'viminfo'  		Deprecated alias to 'shada' option.
- 'viminfofile'  	Deprecated alias to 'shadafile' option.
- 'paste' 'nopaste'    	This option is obsolete; paste is handled automatically.
			Enables "paste mode":
			  - mappings in Insert mode and Command-line mode are
			  - abbreviations are disabled
			  - 'autoindent' is reset
			  - 'expandtab' is reset
			  - 'formatoptions' is used like it is empty
			  - 'revins' is reset
			  - 'ruler' is reset
			  - 'showmatch' is reset
			  - 'smartindent' is reset
			  - 'smarttab' is reset
			  - 'softtabstop' is set to 0
			  - 'textwidth' is set to 0
			  - 'wrapmargin' is set to 0
			These options keep their value, but their effect is
			  - 'cindent'
			  - 'indentexpr'
			  - 'lisp'

- ui-wildmenu  		Use ui-cmdline with ui-popupmenu instead. Enabled
			by the ext_wildmenu ui-option. Emits these events:
			- `["wildmenu_show", items]`
			- `["wildmenu_select", selected]`
			- ["wildmenu_hide"]

- b:terminal_job_pid  	PID of the top-level process in a :terminal.
			Use jobpid(&channel) instead.


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