I wrote this function to basically bring my cursor back to the dired buffer, after opening the file in another window. This is so that I can scroll down the buffer, pressing o to keep previewing the files in the directory. However, after the function is called, my cursor just stays at the other window, where the file has been opened.

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You don't need to write a custom function this time. You're looking for dired-display-file, bound to C-o.

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