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Arrow key navigation porblem in Eclipse for Linux

Satish Chilukuri
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Joined: Jun 23, 2005
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I use Ubuntu 7.10 and there is a problem with Eclipse (3.2 and 3.3). When I'm in Project Explorer view or Navigator view, I cannot expand/collapse folder with right/left arrow keys. I have to use the space bar for that. Has anyone else faced this issue? Is there any solution for this?
Tim Holloway
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In some cases on Linux, the Eclipse key definitions conflict with the GUI desktop (gnome, kde or whatever) key definitions. In most cases, Eclipse loses.

There are times when I suspect that there's a few key definitions that just weren't defined properly in Eclipse, too, but I've never made a serious study of the matter. Most of the popular keystrokes work.


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