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I'm using Emacs with company and company-quickhelp. This works fine for Elisp and Clojure. However, displaying the quickhelp popup (or function signature) in Python mode doesn't work. I installed company-jedi and have the following settings in my ~/.emacs.d/init.el

(add-hook 'after-init-hook 'global-company-mode)
(company-quickhelp-mode 1)

(defun my/python-mode-hook ()
(add-to-list 'company-backends 'company-jedi))

(add-hook 'python-mode-hook 'my/python-mode-hook)
(add-hook 'python-mode-hook 'run-python-internal)

The quickhelp popup doesn't show and after pressing F1 the minibuffer says "No documentation available". What am I missing?

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  • What is the value of company-backends in a python buffer? My guess is that company-jedi is already in the list, in which case (add-to-list 'company-backends 'company-jedi) does nothing. This matters because company-complete calls the first eligible back end in the list. Thus if (e.g.) company-capf comes before company-jedi you would get the behavior you describe.
    – Ista
    Jun 11, 2015 at 1:12
  • @Ista It's value is (company-jedi company-bbdb company-nxml company-css company-eclim company-semantic company-clang company-xcode company-cmake company-capf (company-dabbrev-code company-gtags company-etags company-keywords) company-oddmuse company-files company-dabbrev) and after removing (add-to-list 'company-backends 'company-jedi)) completion in Python buffers doesn't work at all. It's basically copied from github.com/syohex/emacs-company-jedi
    – max0r
    Jun 11, 2015 at 8:16
  • It seems there is an issue about this behavior github.com/syohex/emacs-company-jedi/issues/2 but it is still not working for me.
    – max0r
    Jun 11, 2015 at 8:33

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There was a bug in jedi-core 20150528.2022 from MELPA (https://github.com/syohex/emacs-company-jedi/issues/2). After updating to 20150611.254 displaying the function signature works as expected.

company-jedi example

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