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RE: context around incremental search

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: context around incremental search
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2013 10:21:16 -0800 (PST)

> Is there a way to restrict the incremental search such that a
> selected item is always centered?  A lot of times I'm search for
> text and the item I jump to is at the bottom of the window and
> I'd like to see stuff under it.  This seems to happen a lot
> depending on how code is laid out.  For example, if I'm looking
> at how a member variable is set in a big file of classes, the
> search item is usually at the bottom of the screen and without
> leaving incremental search, I can't tell what's below it (using
> arrow keys or Ctrl-L to center the line).

Yes, set option `isearch-allow-scroll' to non-nil.

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