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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.

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API 

*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_exec()| instead.

*nvim_execute_lua()*		Use |nvim_exec_lua()| instead.

Commands 

*:rv*

*:rviminfo*		Deprecated alias to |:rshada| command.

*:wv*

*:wviminfo*		Deprecated alias to |:wshada| command.

Environment Variables 

*$NVIM_LISTEN_ADDRESS*	Deprecated way to
			* set the server name (use |--listen| instead)
			* get the server name (use |v:servername| instead)
			* detect a parent Nvim (use |$NVIM| instead)
			Unset by |terminal| and |jobstart()| (unless explicitly
			given by the "env" option). Ignored if --listen is given.

Events 

*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.

Keycodes 

*<MouseDown>*		Use <ScrollWheelUp> instead.

*<MouseUp>*		Use <ScrollWheelDown> instead.

Functions 

*buffer_exists()*	Obsolete name for |bufexists()|.

*buffer_name()*		Obsolete name for |bufname()|.

*buffer_number()*	Obsolete name for |bufnr()|.

*file_readable()*	Obsolete name for |filereadable()|.

*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()*		Deprecated. Instead use |jobstop()| to stop any job,
			or chanclose(id, "rpc") to close RPC communication
			without stopping the job. Use chanclose(id) to close
			any socket.

Highlights 


*hl-VertSplit*		Use |hl-WinSeparator| instead.

LSP Diagnostics 

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.

The following have been replaced by |vim.diagnostic.open_float()|.


*vim.lsp.diagnostic.show_line_diagnostics()*

*vim.lsp.diagnostic.show_position_diagnostics()*

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()*

LSP Functions 


*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.

Lua 

*vim.register_keystroke_callback()* Use |vim.on_key()| instead.

Modifiers 

*cpo-<*

*:menu-<special>*

*:menu-special*		<> notation is always enabled.

*:map-<special>*

*:map-special*		<> notation is always enabled.

Normal commands 

*]f*

*[f*			Same as "gf".

Options 

*'cscopeverbose'*	Enabled by default. Use |:silent| instead.

*'exrc'* *'ex'*		Security risk: downloaded files could include
			a malicious .nvimrc or .exrc file. See 'secure'.
			Recommended alternative: define an autocommand in your
			|vimrc| to set options for a matching directory.
'gd'
'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.

UI extensions

*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"]

Variables

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

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