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Since a couple of months ago, Helm has changed in his behavior of "doing its thing" when some command requires selecting a candidate, which was a default behavior in old releases of Helm. How can I restore that in these new releases of Helm?

Edit: the referred old behavior is that one where Helm handles completion candidates for any given command that requires choosing one candidate.

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    The question as it stands is unclear. Please edit it to explain in more detail what helm behavior you want to achieve and what you see instead. – Constantine Feb 13 '16 at 7:29
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Yes, the behavior of helm has changed recently. See this commit. I think what you are experiencing is the same thing I asked about here.

My solution was to add the commands that used to "do their thing" (i.e., use helm completion) to the helm-completing-read-handlers-alist as suggested here. For example, to get find-file to use hem completion again:

(add-to-list 'helm-completing-read-handlers-alist '(find-file . helm-completing-read-symbols))
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