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'''Helm''' is incremental completion and selection narrowing framework for Emacs. It will help steer you in the right direction when you're looking for stuff in Emacs (like buffers, files, etc).
 
'''Helm''' is incremental completion and selection narrowing framework for Emacs. It will help steer you in the right direction when you're looking for stuff in Emacs (like buffers, files, etc).
  
Helm is a fork of anything.el originaly written by Tamas Patrovic and can be considered to be its successor. Helm sets out to clean up the legacy code in anything.el and provide a cleaner, leaner and more modular tool, that's not tied in the trap of backward compatibility.
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Helm is a fork of '''anything.el''' originaly written by Tamas Patrovic and can be considered to be its successor. Helm sets out to clean up the legacy code in anything.el and provide a cleaner, leaner and more modular tool, that's not tied in the trap of backward compatibility.
  
 
= Basic setup =
 
= Basic setup =
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= Tutorial Pages =
 
= Tutorial Pages =
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* [http://bc.tech.coop/blog/070711.html QuickSilver for Emacs: anything.el]
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* [http://metasandwich.com/2010/07/30/what-can-i-get-for-10-dolla-anything-el/ What can I get for 10 dolla? Anything.el.]
  
 
[[Category:Completion]][[Category:Convenience]][[Category:Third Party Package]]
 
[[Category:Completion]][[Category:Convenience]][[Category:Third Party Package]]

Revision as of 04:01, 30 March 2012

Helm
Description incremental completion and selection narrowing framework
Author name of author
Maintainer Thierry Volpiatto
Source https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm

Helm is incremental completion and selection narrowing framework for Emacs. It will help steer you in the right direction when you're looking for stuff in Emacs (like buffers, files, etc).

Helm is a fork of anything.el originaly written by Tamas Patrovic and can be considered to be its successor. Helm sets out to clean up the legacy code in anything.el and provide a cleaner, leaner and more modular tool, that's not tied in the trap of backward compatibility.

Basic setup

(add-to-list 'load-path "/path/to/helm/directory")
(require 'helm-config)
(global-set-key (kbd "C-c h") 'helm-mini)

Helpful keybindings

[C-n]
Move to next helm suggestion.
[C-p]
Move to previous helm suggestion.

Common Customization

See Also

Ido

Project Pages

Tutorial Pages