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IndexedSearch : shows  'Nth match out of M'  at every search (index of match+total # matches)

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created by
Yakov Lerner
script type
" This plugin redefines 6 search commands (/,?,n,N,*,#). At every
" search command, it automatically prints
"        "At match #N out of M matches".
" -- the total number of matches (M) and the number(index) of current
" match (N). This helps to get oriented when searching forward and
" backward.
" To try out the plugin, source it and play with N,n,*,#,/,? commands.
" There are no new commands and no new behavior to learn.
" Just watch the bottom line when you do /,?,n,N,*,#.
" Works on vim6 and vim7.  Won't cause slowdown
" on very large files (but then counters are not displayed).
" -----------------------------------------------------
" Checking At which Match Number You Are
" .....................................................
" You can press g/ or \\ or \/ (that's backslach then slash),to show
" at which match index you are, without moving the cursor.
" Messages are:
"     At Nth match of M (if cursor is exactly on the match)
"     Betwen matches N1-N2 of M (if cursor is between matches)
"     At single match
"     Before first match, of N
"     After last match, of N
" Command  ':ShowSearchIndex'  shows same information.
" ------------------------------------------------------
" To disable colors for messages, set 'let g:indexed_search_colors=0'.
" ------------------------------------------------------
" Performance.     Plugin bypasses the calculation of match index when
" it would take too much time (too many matches, too large file). You can
" tune performance limits, look into script sources after comment
" "Performance tuning limits".
" ------------------------------------------------------
" In case of bugs and wishes, please email to:  
" iler.ml at gmail.com
" ------------------------------------------------------
" To show slightly shorter messages, define 'let g:indexed_search_shortmess=1'
install details
Short instructions: drop script into your personal plugin directory (~/.vim/plugin).

Detailed instructions:
1. Download script IndexedSearch.vim from the link below.
2. Create directory ~/.vim/plugin if it does not exist:
                 mkdir -p ~/.vim/plugin
   (your personal plugin directory).
3. Copy script IndexedSearch.vim into ~/.vim/plugin directory.
4. Restart vim

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
IndexedSearch.vim 070503 2007-05-03 6.0 Yakov Lerner Fixed problem with 'smartcase'. Checksum 726910263
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