I am liking
rgrep as it lets you choose a path and searches recursively. How is it possible to highlight the matches in the
rgrep) uses two settings (that I know of) to control highlighting in the
grep-highlight-matches- customization variable
grep-highlight-matches depends on
font-lock-mode being on. It can inherit its value from
grep-host-defaults-alist. It controls the use of the
GREP_COLORS environment variable and
In your case I'd check that
font-lock-mode is enabled. From the
*grep* buffer enter:
C-h v font-lock-mode and see what the
*Help* buffer says.
The easiest way to enable it in all buffers that support font locking is to call
You can also enter
M-x font-lock-fontify-buffer on a per buffer basis.
I recall it not being enabled for me in older versions of emacs and/or on certain terminals.