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Helm sources will provide the input for the helm buffer. Each source should have a name, a list of candidates and an action that works on the selected candidate.

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helm-mini sort buffer names as helm-recenf

helm-recentf and helm-mini functions sort buffers or files based on the time at which I opened the file or buffer. Problem happens after typing character in helm buffer. While helm-recentf function ...
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Helm-projectile comes with docker-tramp, and haven't figured a way to solve it

I use Doom Emacs. When starting with an empty configuration and adding the following line: (use-package! helm-projectile :custom (helm-projectile-on)) Save it and restart Emacs, then I get ...
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Setting Helm custom source from the result of a search

I want to be able to use the results of a regexp search as an helm source. The goal here is to find all the labels of a latex document, this in part because I find this useful but also to learn Helm ...
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How to add bufler's projectiles groups to helm-mini-default-sources

I have this config for bufler. (use-package bufler :straight t :bind ("C-x C-b" . bufler) :config (setq bufler-groups (bufler-defgroups (group ;; ...
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Helm: change shortcuts of the actions

In helm, when you press TAB, you have access to the actions corresponding to the current entry. By default, they are bound to [F1],[F2]... But I don't like these shortcuts for several reasons: the F{...
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helm-M-x fuzzy not working (only match if provide proper prefix)

I set helm-M-x-fuzzy-match to true, but it is not working as I want. For example, if I type log: I expect it to show clm/toggle-command-log-buffer as well.
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How to navigate through bookmarked directories in helm-find-files?

I have some bookmarked directories (regular Emacs bookmarks). I'd like helm-find-files to quickly navigate to the files in these directories. I've tried helm-bookmarks but it will only open the ...
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Using the :match attribute for custom matching for a Helm source

I'm trying to create a Helm source which matches the basename of files. I created a source which splits the basename of files in recentf list and puts the path behind it in parens (it uses the (...
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How to write a helm persistent-action to open a file at a particular line number?

I have written a helm-extension that at the end shows a list of entries where each entry is like this: module_name function_name file-path line-number I am now writing a persistent-action that ...
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Selecting a file via helm using multiple sources

I have a customized find-file that uses helm sources to help load a file into my buffer. Now, however, I would like to be able to select a file using the same algorithm and store that filename into a ...
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helm narrow to subtree

I am using helm-org-in-buffer-headings to search headings in the current buffer. I am using this script (provided by jagra here) to activate follow mode: (with-eval-after-load "helm-org" (cl-...
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Org-capture menu from within helm

I have started using org-capture extensively, and now have capture lists for just about everything: books to read, movies to rent, articles to write, research topics, business ideas – you name it. ...
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Hide leading stars in helm-org-in-buffer-headings

Currently, when I run helm-org-in-buffer-headings in see something like this: * main topic 1 ** Subtopic 1.1 ** Subtopic 1.2 *** Sub-subtopic 1.2.1 * main topic 2 I would like to hide the leading ...
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Enable Follow mode for helm-org-in-buffer-headings

I want to enable helm-follow-mode for helm-org-in-buffer-headings. This is what I have so far: (add-hook 'helm-after-initialize-hook ((lambda () (helm-attrset '...
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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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How to customise lines in helm buffer

When calling a helm selection function like helm-multi-files I get a helm buffer looking like this: Buffers templates 755 Dired by name (in '/path/to/dir-> text.md 1320 ...
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How can i add more sources to helm-find-files?

I want C-x C-f which is mapped to helm-find-files to include X amount of recently opened files Files in the X number of unique directories as recently opened files Files in recent projects, ie git, ...
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How to create a helm source from a list of points?

I have a list of lines in my current buffer, and I'd like to create a helm menu for the user to select which point to navigate to. Ideally, I'd like a helm source like helm-swoop's, but all the lines ...
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Add fuzzy completion to custom helm source

I am experimenting with custom helm sources, but I cannot figure out how to get fuzzy completion to work with it. Here is an example: (defun my-helm-test() (interactive) (let ((some-helm-source ...
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Helm: add a column to helm-buffers-list

Does anyone know how to add a column to helm-buffers-list ? I try to hack it, but just find helm-buffers-list-cache contains buffers names and can't find how to add size or directory (which exists ...
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Writing helm search for MediaWiki-powered wikis

Related: How to do searches in MediaWiki mode In the absence of specific support for searching MediaWiki sites, helm seems like a good framework for search and navigation. How does one write a helm ...
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Configure matching settings for locate-source for helm-mini

How can I configure helm-source-locate (for helm-mini) such that it matches like the following: Type some tex it should match some_file.tex as well as b_some_other_file.tex.
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helm-mini - narrow down to buffers selection with specified major mode

currently, to narrow down the buffers withshell mode, I'd invoke helm-mini, and then type "shell". I wonder how can I narrow down the selections using lisp? So I could have a function with a ...
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How to populate helm-source by regexp

I am working on adding some functionality to phpunit.el such as selecting from a list of functions found in the current buffer (populated in Helm). The issue is that I can't get Helm to be populated, ...
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Create helm source containing multi-term buffers

I am using multi-term and would like to create a helm source which displays all my open terminals. There is a list of all terminal buffers called "multi-term-buffer-list", but I can't get this list ...
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My imenu-entries get double listed. How could I correct that?

With the PHP-mode that's shipped with Emacs, suppose I have the following PHP function: public function foo() { print "bar"; } Imenu will list the foo in all methods and public methods. Other ...
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Helm - How to change default selection while renaming?

I have a dired buffer with two files foo.py foo_bar.py Now to rename foo.py to bar.py, if i goto foo.py, press R and type bar.py, helm selection will be like this Here helm is selecting the ...
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How to remove unwanted candidates from helm-semantic-or-imenu?

Helm has inbuilt function helm-semantic-or-imenu. When this function is called, it shows all candidates including variables, dependencies e.t.c. I mostly use it only for functions and classes. I want ...
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How to cycle through helm sources?

I have multiple sources in helm like this (setq helm-sources '(helm-source-buffers-list helm-source-recentf helm-source-dired-...
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