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Re: incorrect character display when typing.


From: Jerry
Subject: Re: incorrect character display when typing.
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 07:25:31 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On May 15, 4:15 pm, Jason Rumney <address@hidden> wrote:
> On May 14, 4:51 pm, Jerry <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > Hi I'm currently experiencing an unexpected change of characters when
> > typing. Normally it happens when I'm searching and navigating buffers
> > (using C-s, C-M-s, M-< etc) but I dont know what triggers it, I think
> > I've only seen it while browsing *scratch* but I'm far from sure.
> > anyhow at some point when I type "qwertyuiopasdfghjklzxcvbnm" emacs
> > displays éöóêåíãø¢çô?âàïðîëäÿ÷ñìèòü
>
> Possibilities:
>
> - Sticky Keys enabled and AltGr (or Left Control + Right Alt) pressed.
>
> - A Windows keyboard layout switch triggered by a combination of keys
> (Ctrl + Shift for example).
>
> - An Emacs input method switch triggered by C-\
>
> The latter two would definitely only affect the running Emacs, but I
> am not aware of any Emacs or Windows input methods that would act like
> this.  I'm not sure whether the first possibilty would only affect the
> running Emacs, or whether the sticky key would be system wide, but it
> might be worth investigating.

Yeaah found it, thanks to a colleague who experienced same issue on
eclipse:
My windows install is Dutch so hopefully the comments make sense:
start->configuration->internationalization->languages->details-
>key(mapping?) (button on bottom of dialog) disable all key
configuration.
Remains the question why on earth this behavior ocured. Thanks for
your input!


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