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That behavior is so wrong. The arrow keys should move the cursor, not the panel focus. How to fix it?

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Turned me off MonoDevelop so fast. – Johanna Larsson Apr 23 '11 at 16:40
I don't remember having this issue in monodevelop, but I will verify. – RolandiXor Apr 23 '11 at 18:16
I just checked, and I don't see this occurring on my system :) – RolandiXor Apr 23 '11 at 18:59
@Roland I changed the title to emphasize that I'm talking about the keyboard, not the mouse – Jader Dias Apr 23 '11 at 20:25
I am talking about the keyboard... – RolandiXor Apr 23 '11 at 21:51
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Disable IBUS.

This is mostly the cause for such breaks - it's a known bug in the IBUS daemon.

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Disable iBUS - confirming Mike Krüger's answer.

You can turn off iBUS per page, by right clicking anywhere on an open page (in Monodevelop), right-click > input methods > None.

I haven't had this issue since I updated to Ubuntu 11.04, but I had it in 10.10. There were a few months where I didn't use Monodevelop so maybe an update during that time fixed it?

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