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Vanilla Emacs doesn't let you choose the sort order in this context. You can of course define your own command to use instead of what C-x C-f is bound to by default. But if you want to use read-file-name in that command then, again, you won't have much control over the order of candidates shown. If you instead use completing-read in the command, and you ...


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I apologize. My memory failed me. Helm, as far as I am aware, does not support this functionality. The configuration I was using was ido. I use these two packages simultaneously for different purposes, and thought it was Helm that allowed me to find files inside a subdirectory.


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This custom function finds the file as described by looking for the src directory of the file currently being visited and assumes that the directory one above is the cwd. As a consequence it only works if used while visiting a file somewhere inside the src directory else it will not find the cwd. (defun my-find-file-at-point-with-tilde () "Find the file ...


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This is not possible with the current code AFAIK (see helm-ff-initial-sort-method). One solution that doesn't require using a sorting algorithm is to append two lists, one containing the tex files and the other one containing the non-tex files so that the tex files are always on top. (advice-add 'helm-list-directory :filter-return (lambda (files)...


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When using something like helm-projectile-find-file-dwim I would just add .tex as another search seed. In Helm FF, type the ext after the trailing eg "x/y/.tex" Not quite what you want but close.


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Thanks! wonderful it works exactly as stated. my main problem was the file "history" from savehist...again. after i delete my history file now its running. Regards Poul


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This answer is for using command icicle-find-file-absolute, which is similar in most regards to icicle-locate. But icicle-locate uses a prefix arg differently, passing it to system-command locate. So icicle-locate doesn't handle the use of a prefix arg to make multi-completion candidates include also a last modification-date middle component. (Command ...


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