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1. [d and ]d displays macro definitions at the bottom of the screen
rather than making the cursor jump to a section of code.

is there a corresponding command for variable definitions?  i know that
gd and gD will make the cursor jump to the variable definition, but
sometimes i don't want to jump to the code.  sometimes i just want to
see the variable type or an initial value.  it would be nice to have a
command that simply prints (at the bottom of the screen) the variable
definition and its initial value.  does such a command exist?

2. suppose i type gD and the cursor jumps to where the variable is
defined.  is there a way to jump back to where the cursor was before i
typed "gD"?

kind of like how ^t jumps back to where you started when you do a ^]
with ctags.

pete
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