When I enter a search it shows me the input in the command bar, for example:

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However, when I enter in a command from the command history, for example clicking enter on line 50:

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It doesn't shown any visual indicator that the string being searched is "Hello". Is there a way to make it such that all commands show up in the command-bar at the bottom?

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    You could try <C-c>; sometimes that puts the current text in the command-line for me – D. Ben Knoble Apr 25 at 2:17
  • @D.BenKnoble that works and is great, thank you! – David542 Apr 25 at 2:22
  • Ah! At first read I didn't get that you meant the 'incsearch' feature that highlights matches as you type search terms... – filbranden Apr 25 at 5:01

<C-c> in any of the command-line windows puts the current line into the command-line, just like I'd never left. This re-enables things like hlsearch and other features.

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