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How to recommend helm-ag to select the current (where the call came from) position

I use helm-do-ag-this-file for interactive file search and navigation. To do this, I have a setting (setq helm-ag-insert-at-point ' sexp) and the expression under the cursor gets into the search bar ...
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Don't kill helm search result buffer, navigate with M-g n

I was previously using ag-project to search string in my project. I had it setup so that it opened the relevant buffer on Enter, while keeping the result window open. I could then edit in that window, ...
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helm-do-grep-ag vs helm-do-ag, differences?

I don't know exactly the differences between helm-do-grep-ag and helm-do-ag, couldn't find any description. Any help appreciated! Thanks.
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How to set multiple directories for helm-do-grep-ag

How to setq the directory or directories where to search with helm-do-grep-ag? I would like to use helm-do-grep-ag so it always searches within specific folders. Is this possible?
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Remember previous text searches history with positions after further text search

TL;DR: Is it possible to go back and forth between different helm-ag searches, and keep the last visited position in each of them? Using Spacemacs’ spacemacs/helm-project-smart-do-search (SPC / ...
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helm-ag vs helm-do-ag

What are the differences between helm-ag and helm-do-ag from a user perspective? I see that helm-do-ag shows the results immediately and helm-ag not. But are there other differences and when is it ...
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helm-ag , use word at point as input conditionally

I'd like to create two keybindings for helm-do-ag-project-root or helm-project-ag where one would have (setq helm-ag-insert-at-point nil) and one would have (setq helm-ag-insert-at-point 'symbol) So ...
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Can `helm-ag` commands ignore git submodules?

When I am running helm-ag commands in a large project with multiple git submodules, the shared libaries are repeatedly searched. I do not want those be searched. So how can I change the helm-ag ...