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When I M-x find-file RET file.el RET and then run M-x auto-insert, I am eventually presented with a list of keywords that Helm will complete for me. Trouble is, I have no idea how to finish the Helm completion without with quitting the entire function (with C-g).

How do I finish Helm completion and allow auto-insert to continue its work?

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I initially thought this was a Helm bug, but it tells you on the bottom of the Helm prompt:

C/M-RET:Empty

So, just hit C-RET or M-RET to finish auto-insert.

  • Thanks :) Yeah, I had figured it out by accident once upon a time, so I knew it had to be possible. Don't know why I didn't see that banner :) – Sean Allred Feb 9 '15 at 21:02
  • How to quit insert keywords when with ivy? :-( – Vivodo Jan 28 '18 at 4:25
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    At last, I know how to quit keywords inserting with ivy. Using C-M-j. :-( github.com/abo-abo/swiper/issues/636 – Vivodo Jan 28 '18 at 4:33

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