One of the things I find annoying in emacs-helm is the size of the column showing buffer names in helm-buffers-list. I have searched the documentation and couldn't find how to customize the width of this column.

Is this even possible?


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You should customize helm-buffer-max-length to an appropriate number. Default I believe is 20. If set to nil, helm will use the longest buffer name. You can access the customization setup by M-x customize-variable helm-buffer-max-length.


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