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Is there a way to have a minibuffer window for each window? I don't want recursive minibuffers, just one per window so that I don't have to look to the bottom of the screen when editing a window placed near the top.

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For Emacs 26 and later you can use emacs-maple-minibuffer or ivy-posframe if your are using ivy.

Those packages let you configure to popup a minibuffer frame at any position, including the current window top/bottom. The docs of those packages describe how to set them up.

  • Just for completeness of information, can you mention if they need specific Emacs versions, e.g. only 26 and above or so? – user128785 Dec 30 '19 at 17:39
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If you don't mind using command-line emacs rather than the gui version you could consider using tmux panes rather than emacs windows. If you run emacs as a server you can then have an emacsclient running in as many tmux panes as you like. Each will have its own minibuffer display at the bottom.

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