vim-slash provides a set of mappings for enhancing in-buffer search experience in Vim.
- Automatically clears search highlight when cursor is moved
- Improved star-search (visual-mode, highlighting without moving)
Comparison with vim-oblique
vim-slash is a smaller alternative to vim-oblique. vim-oblique depends on a reimplementation of Vim command-line interface which is incomplete and has a number of issues that cannot be easily fixed. vim-oblique is also much slower than the native /-search when working with large files.
Many features of vim-oblique are missing in vim-slash, but frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn.
zz after search
Places the current match at the center of the window.
noremap <plug>(slash-after) zz
Blinking cursor after search using Vim 8 timer
if has('timers') " Blink 2 times with 50ms interval noremap <expr> <plug>(slash-after) slash#blink(2, 50) endif
You can prepend
zz to the expression: