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This is a bit strange, I would of filed it as a bug report, but I have no idea where it belongs.

Basically, if I focus a window like Empathy, or XChat (or any other GTK application which has a text input box) without selecting it's text input box, I get a little floating text input window which my keyboard focuses on (until I realize and manually select the correct box). I have no idea what's causing this, but it's becoming really, REALLY annoying.

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How do I stop it?

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marked as duplicate by Rinzwind, Jorge Castro, Binarylife, fossfreedom, RolandiXor Feb 2 '12 at 17:50

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Could you capture a screenshot of this event? –  Jjed Jan 31 '12 at 9:30
    
Sadly, I cant. I've tried the inbuilt screenshot button, and other screenshot applications, but as soon as the floating box looses focus, it disappears. –  Dante Ashton Jan 31 '12 at 9:53
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askubuntu.com/questions/73894/… (answer is in the comments). –  Rinzwind Jan 31 '12 at 10:12

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I am not sure If that's what You're talking about, but:

For example in nautilus such box is a normal feature. When You have no focus on any item and You begin to write letters such a box appears. It is for searching of items. Try to write two first letters of some item You have in Your Empathy list. Like 'Jo' and press enter. Then it should mark for example name John. If that's what happened it is a normal feature.

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