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How to redraw screen putting specific line at top without moving cursor

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Using spacemacs, how do I put the line with 3 at the top of the screen without moving the cursor?

With moving the cursor that would be: 3k zt G.

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I use relative line numbering which explains the organization of the MWE. I was thinking 3zt would work but it doesn't behave as intended.

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The best I've come up with since, when the line in question is often returned to, is to go mark the line you want up top with mz and the line you are working on with mw.

Returning your workspace to order then becomes: 'z zt 'w.

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