Call me old fashioned but I like to use the cursor keys on the numeric keypad with Num Lock turned off. (There was a time many years ago when standard keyboards only had this...)
This is fine most of the time but in Eclipse it's causing problems with some of the shortcuts, e.g. ALT+UP/DOWN to move lines around and ALT+LEFT to navigate backwards - both of these stick in a symbol (e.g. ☻ for ALT-DOWN) after performing the shortcut function.
As a last resort I could either (a) reassign the shortcut keys (don't want to do this as would prefer to use/learn the standard ones) or (b) use the mini cursor keys (not keen on this as prefer to have the PgUp/PgDn/Home/End underneath my fingers without jumping my hand around).
So my question is: Is it possible to turn off the ALT+numeric keyboard shortcut for inserting ASCII characters? (I'm using Windows 7.)