I'm using Emacs on MS Windows and suddenly I noticed that when I press C-s (incremental search) the prompt shows I-search [NL]: which I presume is my locale. I still can search incrementally but I can't execute recorded macros anymore. The macro shows like:

C-s         ;; isearch-forward
SPC         ;; self-insert-command

And it fails, what's wrong? In the past I have seen some Windows settings with keyboards and so on, but I don't believe that's the case.

I'm on a company laptop where settings can be changed at (upper mgt)'s will.

  • found it. Nothing to do with Windows peculiarities. I accidently toggled the input method C-\ – dr jerry Jul 6 '17 at 11:30
  • Can you add your resolution as an answer, and accept it? That way the question won't remain open. – glucas Jul 6 '17 at 14:51

found it. Nothing to do with Windows peculiarities. I accidentally toggled the input method with C-\

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