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Re: context around incremental search

From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: context around incremental search
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:08:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Josh Stratton <> writes:

> 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.

As Drew said, setting `isearch-allow-scroll' non-nil will enable you to
scroll yourself without leaving isearch.

If you want automatic scrolling, consider binding `scroll-margin' to
something > 0.



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