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Helm find-files : inserting filename with spaces

I would like to be able to complete command-line arguments with spaces in eshell with helm, like so : evince A\ file\ with\ a\ lot\ of\ spaces.pdf Using helm and pcomplete works fine (spaces are ...
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Helm/Projectile outside a project

I use the packages Helm and helm-projectile for navigating in Emacs. I ran into problems, when I use projectile-helm inside Helm, and I'm able to reproduce this with a empty Emacs init file. The ...
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Make Helm Faster: add number for helm-buffer-lists and select command by first alphas

Does anyone know a package that can make helm faster when selecting buffer (helm-buffer-lists) or command (helm-M-x)? For example: add number for helm-buffer-lists (just like original recentf-open-...
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How can I add a section like in helm-find files to helm-mini

How can I get a section to helm-mini which just behaves if I invoke helm-find-files? Adding helm-source-files-in-current-dir does almost what I want, but doesn't allow me to navigate to ...
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Odd behavior of forward slashes in helm-buffers-list patterns

When filtering the results of helm-buffers-list or helm-for-files, as soon as I type a forward slash, Helm seems to switch from filtering results as expected to showing all buffers: It seems to ...
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how to locate files with helm-for-files using ssh

I want to use helm-for-files to search for files on remote hosts. It would be great if I could use /ssh: like in helm-find-files to display all hosts in my ssh config file. After choosing one host I'd ...
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open helm selection in horizontal split

I'm switching from vim and so far everything is going smoothly. One thing I'm sorely missing is ctrlp's functionality for opening the selected file in a horizontal split with C-x or vertical split ...
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How can I quickly enter a directory in helm-find-file when there is only one to select?

I'd like to quickly go down the file hierarchy and select the following dir when there is only one to select. There would be two way of doing this : Stop showing the current and parent dir Select by ...
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Open file in new window after searching it with helm

As written in A Package in a league of its own: Helm there's a way to search for a file using Helm decide after searching whether open it in same or other window My question is: How?
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Restricting helm's fuzzy match to a substring of the candidate

helm sources have a slot named match-part which, IIUC, is the part of the transformed candidate that will be matched. In particular, the source helm-files-in-current-dir-source has the following match-...
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helm-ag (or similar) find in javascript files only

I'd like to restrict find/grep to (say) only javascript files (mainly because that's what i do in "another editor"). Javascript files in my legacy Ruby-on-Rails project have one of these file ...
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How to sort file list in helm-find-files

When I use helm-find-files to search for a directory. I would like it to display exact matches and directories first in the list of candidates, followed by files. For example, searching for "src" ...
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Adding an action to helm-for-files

How can I add a custom action to helm-for-files? The helm wiki mentions that executing eshell commands is an available action for helm-find-files. So, if you are using helm-find-files, one way of ...
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Trouble with file-cache

I am using filecache as a source to helm-for-files because it ends up being faster than using something like helm-ls-git(EDITED) or helm-projectile. This approach works fine till the cache has around ...