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Re: annoying menu in minibuffer for selecting input charset (?)


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: annoying menu in minibuffer for selecting input charset (?)
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 22:17:55 +0200

> From: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 00:54:21 -0800 (PST)
> 
> In the minibuffer I see the words "glish/European]" (the font-size is
> bigger than in other parts and the font-weight is bold. The start of
> the string "[English" lies outside the emacs windows and is not
> visible). When I click into the minibuffer a small window pops up
> showing the 8 entries.
> 
> The annoyance is that I don't see any minibuffer 'messages' when I'm
> e.g. looking for a file (hitting C-x f, entering the beginning of a
> file name and then hitting TAB, or hitting M-x and starting to enter a
> command), The regular minibuffer messages appear above the menu and I
> have first to resize first the minibuffer before I see what I typed
> (the minibuffer is only 1 line height and does not automatically
> expand).
> To illustrate the problem better I took some screenshots: They can be
> seen here http://www.sonoqua.ch/emacs/ .
> 
> > Also, does this happen when you start Emacs with "emacs -Q"?  If the
> > problem disappears in "emacs -Q", there's something in your .emacs or
> > the system-wide site-start.el file that causes this annoyance.
> '-Q' doesn't remove the menu.

Very strange.  I cannot find in the stock Emacs distribution any files
that could result in the display shown in your screen shots.  Maybe
I'm blind?

What OS is that, and what does "M-x emacs-version RET" say?
Also, what are the values of `system-configuration' and
`system-configuration-options'?




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