Fullscreen is a display mode in which a particular application occupies an entire screen, usually without any visible controls, title bars or other UI elements.

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Possible to open applications at fullscreen in new virtual desktop in Windows 10?

On OS X, if I click the green maximize button, the application moves to its own virtual desktop in full screen mode. Is there a way to make this behavior happen on Windows 10? Is it possible to make ...
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OSX | Fullscreen videos creating separate desktop 10.11.3 | Multi-Monitor

Does anyone with a multi-monitor setup watch YouTube videos or Amazon, Hulu..etc. in fullscreen, using the video player controls to do so? Have you noticed a change since 10.11.3? I for one have. It ...
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How to make chromium remember window size and position (linux / gnome)?

When I start the chromium browser on Arch Linux with GNOME 3, it starts fullscreen. How can I achieve that chromium remembers window size and position? And is chromium or GNOME responsible for the ...
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Closing start menu switches out of fullscreen on Windows 10

If a window is running on fullscreen (i.e. a video or a chrome page) on my Windows 10 laptop and I close the start menu (i.e. pressing the start button a second time), it essentially alt-tabs me to ...
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How to make VLC going second desktop when going fullscreen?

Since the last Yosemite update (and by extension, El Capitan), VLC doesn't go on a second desktop anymore when I press the fullscreen button on the upper left of the window as it used to do :/ Thank ...
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Firefox: Cannot find the full-screen-api.approval-required setting

Before Firefox 43, there was a setting called full-screen-api.approval-required in the about:config section to turn off the full screen warning pop up. I cannot find it anymore.
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Not able to disable full screen in window 10

I have tried the steps in the following link : how to disable full screen on windows 10 But eve after following the steps, it is showing as a full screen and not showing the desktop.
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Full screen button disappeared from Windows 10

Recently, the button to switch a universal app to full has disappeared. This is the case across all universal/store apps, and for the life of me I can't figure out why it's gone, and how to get it ...
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copy paste VMware 11 fullscreen mode bug

I am trying to use keyboard shortcuts to copy paste between my mac and the linux terminal: osx yosemite -> teamviewer -> windows7 -> vmware11 -> linux centos -> terminal ...
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Windows Reader from taking full screen whenever I click pdf file in Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 on my DELL. Whenever I How do we Stop Windows Reader from taking full screen whenever I click pdf file in Windows 8.1? I just want to make Windows Reader smaller.
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How to disable Window ResizeTime in Mac OS 10.10.5?

I want to disable the ResizeTime animation feature in Yosemite 10.10.5. Like this posting, I have tried many solutions. Here is another one I tried. I'd prefer to have this feature turned completely ...
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Aceplayer VLC shows “Buffering [x] %” on top in fullscreen mode… Annoying

Is there a way to avoid the display of the status bar text "buffering [1-99]%" in fullscreen mode on Aceplayer VLC? The info is shown in the status bar on the bottom when not in fullscreen (which is ...
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Is there a way to have a “full-screen” mode (no frames, just the web), but in a window (not covering the whole screen) in chrome? [closed]

Maybe an extension that would help it? Some tweak? I would e.g. open youtube on full screen but make the window smaller (non-fullscreen) and move it to a bottom right corner, so I would only see the ...
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Show two full-screen applications on the same monitor

I've got Windows 7, two applications and one wide-screen monitor. The applications can work only in full-screen mode. But I need to vertically split the monitor so I can watch both applications at ...
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Force exclusive fullscreen in dx11 game

Is there any way to force exclusive fullscreen mode in dx11 application? I think, it should be possible to intercept dx11 calls with wrapper dll... Like it's done for gamepad remaping in Durazno tool, ...
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Override original window size on snap

As of Windows 7 you can drag a window to a side to resize it to the half size of the desktop. Inexplicably the original window size is not overwritten. You can notice it e.g. after you have played a ...
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Run/Debug in Android studio on OSX in fullscreen mode always switch desktop

I am facing a rather frustrating behaviour when I'm running an android app or simple unit tests. I use Android Studio 1.3 in fullscreen mode on OSX 10.10.4 and every time I start the app or tests it ...
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how to force any application into fullscreen?

I couldn't find any solution to this, even though it should be the most obvious and easy thing to do. I basically just want to be able to force any program that can be switched to fullscreen with ...
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How do you exit fullscreen in tightvnc? (mac)

Whenever i connect, TightVNC opens in fullscreen, and i cant access anything else. I have tried going into options looking for a fullscreen option, but there is none. I have tried deleting the ...
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Toggle a full screen program on i3

I want to make some sort of status window/system monitor with something like node-WebKit on my computer, which is pretty trivial. The thing is, I would like to be able to have a keyboard command in i3 ...
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Starting only video in fullscreen VLC

I am currently trying to start only a video in VLC in fullscreen with the following arguments --fullscreen --no-video-title-show --no-embedded-video But the results include an other window with ...
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Getting a full screen image in projection mode for PowerPoint 2013 on a Dell Latitude laptop

Pretty strange. I have a 16x9 PowerPoint presentation. In presentation mode it takes up the full screen on my laptop. However, when I hit F8 to project (even with no projector connected) the image ...
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taskbar shows full screen video with monitors MPCHC

I have a setup with 2 monitors attached to my computer, I then launch a full screen video on my monitor, everytime I then do something else on my other monitor the taskbar show at the buttom of the ...
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How to prevent Kodi to switch away from an inactive screen?

I have a widows 8.1 connected to 2 screens. One is usually only used to run Kodi and is not always on. When the screen is off while Kodiak is still running, its all good. Kodiak is sitting in the ...
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DXWnd not working to size full screen apps or change regular apps like firefox

I was trying to DXWnd on Windows 7 Professional to try and control an application that is forcefully taking up the entire screen. However, it just does not seem to work. I even tried it on ...
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Taskbar randomly pop up while Full Screen

Well, I have this problem which won't let me play quietly or watch movie quietly since a couple of days ago, what happens is that approximately every 15 minutes if I'm watching a movie in full screen ...
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Win7: desktop shortcut to start chrome in kiosk mode (fullscreen) on second monitor - how?

i want to have a desktop shortcut on my desktop (primary monitor) that starts a chrome-window in kiosk-mode on my second monitor (in fullscreen!). how can i do that? is that even possible via command ...
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Automatically scroll PDF

I want to set up a raspberry pi which should present PDF files at full screen, which should automatically scroll. I have no problem in setting up a script that identifies the files to be viewed. ...
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Screen goes black for 1 to 2 seconds while switching between a game and the desktop

When I set GTA V to run in fullscreen, and if I switch between the game and the desktop, the screen goes black for around 2 seconds, then it recovers. BUT GTA V doesn't freeze if I press W while the ...
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Virtualbox resolution decreases when running full-screen application

I have a Windows XP virtual machine running on Windows 8, VirtualBox 4.3.12. I installed VirtualBox Guest Additions on the VM (Virtual Machine), which made the resolution fit my screen (1366x768). ...
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My mouse cursor exits fullscreen mode when controlling another mac via Remote Desktop

I have a three Mac Mini servers without physical displays. The only way I control them is via Apple Remote Desktop. All machines, including my primary Mac Pro, run Yosemite (10.10.3) and therefore ...
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Linux Ubuntu 14.04 virtual box full screen

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox, and my machine is installed Ubuntu 14.04. I'm having problems with the resolution Fullscreen. I have already installed the Guest Additional, but still can not get ...
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How to track a program that changes the window focus [duplicate]

I have a newly reformatted PC and I just finished installing all the programs, drivers and hardware applications (like samsung magician, Logitech gaming software, etc) that I needed. I work with 2 ...
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Windows 7 not switching to full screen

When I try to load up a full screen program, no matter what it is, it will automatically minimize and A. flicker on and off of the screen and then remain in the task bar or B. flicker on and off of ...
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Resize open file dialog Internet Explorer

I'm a little bit stuck here. I'm trying to get the common dialog that appears when you open/save a file in Internet Explorer fullscreen and be persistent. If i open the dialog, resize it, close it and ...
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Embedded YouTube videos don't go fullscreen in Facebook

I am using Chrome and this just happens in Facebook and just for YouTube videos (HTML5). When going fullscreen it shows the video in for a second and than the video disappears and I see the Facebook ...
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Windows 8 on MBPr won't scale full screen games

I run Windows 8 via Bootcamp on a 15" Macbook Pro Retina (with Nvidia GT750M). When I open any game that runs full screen, the game will typically force itself to use native resolution (2880x1800) or ...
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How to enable fullscreen mode in Thunderbird on Linux?

How can I make Thunderbird go fullscreen in Linux? Specifically, I am using Mate at the moment. Previously, I used OS X which had a shortcut (cmd+shift+F) for entering and exiting fullscreen. When I ...
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OS X command to make current terminal window full screen

I am trying to make a bash script to open up my working environment. I want 1) Open up Terminal.app and type a command like "time_to_work" 2) This command will: a. open up sublime text open ...
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How can you minimize full screen apps in OSX Yosemite?

I like keeping my windows full screen. However, when any application is full screen, the yellow button in the upper left becomes grey and is not clickable. How can I minimize the window without ...
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Preventing fullscreen app from freezing while minimised

Is there any option to keep a game (or program) running when minimising it from an exclusive fullscreen mode? I'm streaming and when I Alt+Tab out of the window people see screen freeze and I want ...
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Can not restore minimized/switched full-screen applications/games

Recently I re-installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 with all available updates downloaded for both Windows and Drivers and with no problems at all. Everything was good but when last night I started ...
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Cannot run games in fullscreen after installing USB graphics adapter

I purchased a USB 3.0 graphics card to get around my graphic card's limitation that only allows two active monitors at once. It works perfectly fine and now I'm able to use three monitors at once. ...
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Youtube Progress bar will not go away in fullscreen mode

Started a few months ago, having trouble getting full-screen progress bar to recede after a few seconds, but now no matter what I do I cannot get it to go away. I've tried clicking on the black ...
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How to get a fullscreen with tabs in Firefox

I want to have a fullscreen with the tabs bar in Firefox running on top of Ubuntu 14.10, how can I do that?
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Video progress bar will not go away in full screen

At the beginning of the summer I started to have a problem with YouTube where the progress bar would not disappear in full screen. I just refreshed the page and it would go away. Now, if I change any ...
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Windows 10 apps in fullscreen mode by default

In Windows 10 Technical Preview, the "Modern apps" now starts in windowed mode by default. Is there any option to make the apps start in fullscreen mode by default?
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Windows 7 host VirtualBox full-screen crash

I have installed VirtualBox on my main drive. When I run (host: Windows 7, updated) my virtual machine works fine until I try to enable full-screen*. Then it crashes with the following error: The ...
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How to make the Firefox's message “… is now fullscreen” less obtrusive?

Illustration of the problem When a web page in Firefox switches to full-screen then even though the website is allowed to switch to full-screen automatically (Tools > Page Info > Permissions > Enter ...
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How to automatically make a program fullscreen when on a second monitor

Is there a way to automatically display any program window in fullscreen mode (resizing it, magnifier) on a second screen, even if it's not possible with the program itself?