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Running emacs under windows. Even if I run "emacs -q" to prevent any customizations from my .emacs file, it's swallowing the C-) (that's control + shift + the 0 key) keyboard combination. This combination doesn't even appear in the "view-lossage" history of keystrokes.

Anyone know how to work around this? This combination is bound by default in paredit-mode, but I can't use it.

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If it doesn't appear in view-lossage, it's probably the OS swallowing the key (or a third-party application that's set it up as a shortcut). – Gilles Dec 27 '10 at 13:10
feed hungry emacs before they are really hungry, otherwise they will swallow everything :) – akira Dec 27 '10 at 14:35

This is caused by a Windows IME (Input Method Editor) keybinding. There is info at describing how to disable the IME keybinding and thus expose "C-)" to applications, such as Emacs.

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