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When I run (y-or-n-p "Prompt") while the cursor is on an org-ref citation link, the prompt appears for a second and then disappears again to continue displaying the information about the article corresponding to the link. How do I avoid this? That is, how can I temporarily disable the showing of information about the article in the minibuffer?

  • Can you reproduce the problem starting with emacs -Q (no init file)? If so, consider filing a bug report: M-x report-emacs-bug. If not, recursively bisect your init file to find the culprit. – Drew Aug 31 '17 at 17:05
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from the org-ref manual:

Controlling link messages and tooltips

Org-ref is setup to provide messages in the minibuffer when your cursor is on a link, and tooltips when your mouse hovers over a link. If this is distracting you can turn it off by putting this in your init file:

(setq org-ref-show-citation-on-enter nil)

Alternatively, you can turn this on and off interactively with the commands:

org-ref-mouse-messages-on
org-ref-mouse-messages-off
  • Setting org-ref-show-citation-on-enter did not do the job. However, when searching for the uses of this variable, I discovered the actual functions intended for this purpose (see my reply). – AlwaysLearning Aug 31 '17 at 17:32
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Thanks to the answer of @Tyler, I discovered two functions: org-ref-cancel-link-messages and org-ref-show-link-messages, which do the job.

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