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error when using keyboard-quit (^G)


From: Mickey Ferguson
Subject: error when using keyboard-quit (^G)
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2001 13:08:34 -0800

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In GNU Emacs 21.1.1 (i386-msvc-nt4.0.1381)
 of 2001-11-01 on MFERGUSON_NT
configured using `configure --with-msvc (12.00)'
Important settings:
  value of $LC_ALL: nil
  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
  value of $LC_TIME: nil
  value of $LANG: ENU
  locale-coding-system: iso-latin-1
  default-enable-multibyte-characters: t

Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:

I can't give exact details of how to reproduce this problem, but I can give
a few generalities.  I have a single file loaded into emacs, move around a
bit with some searches, etc., setting point and mark, split into two windows
(C-X 2), move down into the bottom half, move around some more with some
more searches.  Then I hit C-x C-g (because I started a C-x extended command
and then changed my mind, using C-g to cancel the command).  What happens is
that the active cursor moves from the bottom half (window) to the top
window, and the bottom window's location within the file gets lost.

I tried to reproduce it once or twice without loading my .emacs file, but I
couldn't.  In this particular instance I have no idea where to even start to
whittle down my .emacs, since it's quite large.  But maybe someone else
might have seen and/or reported this problem, or better yet, might know of a
solution.


Recent input:
C-x C-f <M-backspace> v SPC e SPC c SPC s c SPC s e 
SPC r SPC <return> C-v C-v C-s g b d e m o C-x 2 C-x 
o C-s C-s C-s C-SPC C-s C-s C-s C-s C-s C-s C-s C-s 
C-v C-v C-v C-s C-s C-a C-x M-x v <backspace> b u g 
SPC <backspace> <backspace> <backspace> r e p SPC o 
SPC r SPC <return>

Recent messages:
Loading mule-util...done
Loading MF-Init...done
Loading two-column...done
For information about the GNU Project and its goals, type C-h C-p.
Recognizing tables...done
Mark saved where search started [2 times]
Mark set
Mark saved where search started [2 times]
Quit
Loading emacsbug...done



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