Show Count of Matches in Vim

Modern Vim

Starting with Vim 8.1.1270, there’s a new feature in core to show the current match position. NeoVim enables this functionality by default, but standard Vim does not.

To enable it in standard Vim, run:

:set shortmess-=S

Originally mentioned below in Ben’s answer, and added here for visibility.

Older Versions

In Vim 7.4+, the IndexedSearch plugin can be used.

Check henrik/vim-indexed-search on GitHub to ensure you get the latest version.

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