Helm Dired History
someone like to reuse the current dired buffer to visit another directory, so that you just need open one dired buffer. but the bad point is ,you can’t easily go forward and back in different dired directory. helm-dired-history can remember dired directory you have visited and list them using `helm.el’.
integrating dired history feature into commands like dired-do-copy and dired-do-rename. What I think of is that when user press C (copy) or R (rename) mode, it is excellent to have an option allowing users to select a directory from the history list.
after integrated the initial-input of `dired’ `dired-other-window’ and `dired-other-frame’ are changed from default-directory to empty, and the first element of history is default-directory,so you can just press `RET’ or `C-j’ to select it.
The easiest way to get started is to install the package via MELPA
(require 'savehist) (add-to-list 'savehist-additional-variables 'helm-dired-history-variable) (savehist-mode 1) (with-eval-after-load 'dired (require 'helm-dired-history) ;; if you are using ido,you'd better disable ido for dired ;; (define-key (cdr ido-minor-mode-map-entry) [remap dired] nil) ;in ido-setup-hook (define-key dired-mode-map "," 'dired))