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Re: A package in a league of its own: Helm


From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: A package in a league of its own: Helm
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:20:03 +0100
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York Zhao <address@hidden> writes:
>> I've been using projectile, but with ido -- this is what is giving you the
>> completion you show?
>
> helm-find-file is actually the only thing I can't get used to (yet) in Helm.
> Other than that, Helm is great. Especially if you use projectile. When I 
> started
> to use projectile, I gave myself a chance to see how ido goes, and I used
> projectile with ido for a while. But I finally decided that ido was not what I
> want while using projectile. Therefor, I've improved helm-projectile, and if 
> you
> pull the latest projectile you will find that the helm interface has been
> improved. In short, in order to use projectile with Helm, you can now type C-c
> ph (`helm-projectile'), then you can type something to select your project. 
> Now,
> if you press ENTER you will be provided to select the file in your project, 
> with
> Helm. However, you can also type C-d to open Dired for your project, M-g to 
> goto
> VC or Magit and M-e to open Eshell. These four actions are what I've been 
> using
> a lot, but I'm sure we can add much more useful actions. So, give
> `helm-projectile' (bound to C-c ph) a go to see how you like it.


But you still have to use helm-find-files to get to the project in the
first place? I tend to work on a lot of projects (and stuff not in
projects) during a single day.

Phil



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