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When using swiper for search, it only shows the number of matching lines. How can I view the number of matches?

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(setq ivy-display-style 'fancy
        ivy-count-format "(%d/%d) " ; this is what you want
        ivy-initial-inputs-alist nil ; remove initial ^ input.
        ivy-extra-directories nil ; remove . and .. directory.)

This is from the :init of my (use-package swiper ...) declaration.

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    ivy-count-format shows the current out of the total number of matching lines, not substrings. This does not do what OP is asking for. – Basil Mar 21 '18 at 21:43
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https://github.com/abo-abo/swiper/issues/1931#issuecomment-479513287

"Please test swiper-isearch. It's no longer line-based like swiper, which makes it display the total number of matches. It also fixes the slow startup of swiper"

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