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While in Helm Help mode -- the help buffer that pops up when you hit C-c ? in a helm buffer -- I am unable to do anything but scroll up and down. I can not select text (neither with mouse nor with keys), or C-s search or anything!

Is this a feature or a bug? Can I change this behavior, and have, say, a regular read-only buffer, where at the minimum text selection works?

Thanks

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    I believe it's by design, but I'm also interested in ways to "escape" to the buffers helm creates... – Meaningful Username Feb 20 '15 at 15:05
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    You should submit a feature request to Helm maintainer through Github. – Tu Do Feb 20 '15 at 17:53
  • See this answer emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/28675/… for a way to add bindings to helm help buffers. – Tyler Nov 16 '16 at 18:53
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Thanks for the comments. Here is the feature request:

https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm/issues/887

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