Can and How to mark search strings within VI?

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Old 09-22-2002
Question Can and How to mark search strings within VI?

Hi all,

When in 'less' or '-' or whatever your alias is, if you search for a string, you get all of it's occurences highlighted. Is there any option I can set in VI, .exrc or whtever, to have the same behaviour in VI?

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Old 09-23-2002
Re: Can and How to mark search strings within VI?

if you are using vim,
use "sy on" in the command mode.
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Old 09-23-2002
10x for the VIM tip, however, I am using VI.

I couldn't find anything similar to 'sy'
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