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|description=incremental completion and selection narrowing framework
 
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|maintainer=Thierry Volpiatto
 
|source=https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm
 
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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).
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'''Helm''' is an 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 Patrovics 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''' originally written by Tamas Patrovics 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 =
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== Basic setup ==
  
 
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= Helpful keybindings =
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== Helpful keybindings ==
  
 
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: Move to previous helm suggestion.
 
: Move to previous helm suggestion.
  
= Common Customization =
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== Common Customization ==
  
= See Also =
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== See Also ==
  
[[Ido]]
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* [[Ido]]
  
= Project Pages =
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== Project Pages ==
 
* [https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm GitHub Repo]
 
* [https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm GitHub Repo]
* [https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm/raw/master/doc/helm.pdf User's Guide]
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* [https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm/wiki Wiki]
  
= Tutorial Pages =
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== Tutorial Pages ==
  
 
* [http://bc.tech.coop/blog/070711.html QuickSilver for Emacs: anything.el]
 
* [http://bc.tech.coop/blog/070711.html QuickSilver for Emacs: anything.el]

Revision as of 17:16, 14 May 2012

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

Helm is an 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 originally written by Tamas Patrovics 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

Project Pages

Tutorial Pages