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How can I get whether the command being typed is multiline?

$CONTEXT can determine when at a secondary prompt like:

$ echo 'hello
quote> world'

But how can I determine when there's a newline like:

$ echo 'hello
world'

(Doable in vi mode or with self-insert-unmeta)

I need this info in a ZLE widget.

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The complete content of the logical input line is in BUFFER.

[[ $BUFFER == *$'\n'* ]]

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