Windows 10, Emacs 25.1, Package helm

Here content of my Helm-mini:


As you can see there are buffer with extensions .log and buffers with extenstions .txt If I want to show only buffer with extensions .txt

I use pattern: .txt

Here result: step1

Question: Is it possible to show all buffers with extenstions .log and extensions .txt ?

1 Answer 1


As you can see from the mode line, you can type C-h m for help. It says you can use regular expression to match the buffer name, so this pattern might work for you:


or more accurately

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    It's very long expression. It's very difficult for me to remeber it. It's will be good if expression is more simple. Something like this: .log|.txt
    – Alex
    Commented Nov 23, 2017 at 8:16
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    @Alex you can ask the maintainer of helm for help by filing an issue on github github.com/emacs-helm/helm
    – xuchunyang
    Commented Nov 23, 2017 at 9:54

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