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  • September 15, 2011

Alt-Shift-Up in the NetBeans Java Editor on Ubuntu

Geertjan Wielenga
Product Manager

When you press Alt-Shift-Up to move a selected piece of code upwards in the NetBeans Java Editor on Ubuntu, you'll find a clash of keyboard shortcuts with Ubuntu's own keyboard shortcuts.

Thomas Kruse from the Munster JUG told me how to fix that:

  1.  sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

  2. Start the settings manager by, for example, going to System -> Preferences -> CompizConfig Settings Manager.

  3. Then go to Window Management -> Scale -> Bindings and then rebind or disable "Initiate Window Picker", which is bound to Shift-Alt-Up by default.

The above solution works for me. Thanks Thomas!

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Comments ( 4 )
  • Ernest Friday, September 16, 2011

    Very helpful, thanks!


  • Maurizio Tuesday, October 4, 2011

    Or you pass to Alt+Shift+8 on numpad


  • brutto Friday, December 2, 2011

    It's a pity this keyboard binding could not be find at standart system settings and additional application install is required =\


  • Natan Thursday, June 21, 2012

    Thank you, worked like a charm!


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