If I run bookmark-jump and use invoke M-p, it cycles through the history of bookmarks specifically. If I run counsel-bookmark-jump, M-p cycles through the generic minibuffer history, which is more or less useless. How can I ensure that minibuffer history is scoped to specific counsel commands?

  • @Drew That's exactly it. Would you like to promote your comment to an answer? I'll happy accept it. Aug 4, 2018 at 1:54
  • Done...........
    – Drew
    Aug 4, 2018 at 15:44
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    There's a PR to fix this now: github.com/abo-abo/swiper/pull/1698
    – Basil
    Aug 4, 2018 at 16:23
  • The aforementioned PR has now been merged.
    – Basil
    Aug 6, 2018 at 19:17

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If Counsel uses completing-read then the call to that function just needs to specify a history variable that is specific to the given command, as parameter HISTORY.

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