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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How to choose which display to run a fullscreen program in windows

Similar to this question, but for windows. Particularly with a unity game that needs to be run on a second "extended" monitor in full-screen mode. I saw someone use a cmd prompt and specify which ...
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Unable to play games in fullscreen on dual monitors

I have an AMD Radeon HD 5700 series and 2 displays 1 24 inch samsung S24C300 and 1 Eizo EV2303W I run windows 8. When I try to play a game in full screen both the screens go black and nothing ...
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All full screen software go to desktop at launch

All the applications that run at full screen launch, show a black screen and then return to the desktop. I've already cecked and nothing is popping up and showing notifications or other windows. I've ...
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Fullscreen issue with widescreen monitor

I have a Samsung SA300 LED monitor and recently I am facing an issue. During startup, the Intel splash screen is not going fullscreen (it previously did) Also if I am using DOS prompt in Windows XP ...
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Can I get fullscreen in Chrome to work like it does in Firefox? [closed]

Is there a way for fullscreen in Chrome to work like it does in Firefox? In Firefox when you're in fullscreen and you hover with the mouse on the top of the screen you see all the menu bars and the ...
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Disable fullscreen mode on a uncooperative window

I have a program that opens in fullscreen mode. It doesn't provide any way to fix this within the program, and wmctrl -b remove,fullscreen has no effect. (Nor does the equivalent xprop command.)
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Firefox Fullscreen Preferences

I opened the webpage vimeo.com to view a video, using Firefox 28.0 for Windows. I clicked the Fullscreen button to watch that video in fullscreen. Firefox asked me if I wanted to Allow or Deny ...
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How to stop a website from automatically taking me out of fullscreen mode

I was wondering if there was a way to prevent a website from taking me out of fullscreen mode? I use TubePlus.me and they serve ads on their pages - revenue - I get that. However, when I watch a ...
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hide all toolbars in osx safari 7 whilst in fullscreen view (like chrome)

I have been able to remove all toolbars except the address and tabs bar whilst in fullscreen view on safari 7. Seems as though the option to remove the tabs bar is greyed out and I see no option for ...
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Windows suddenly treats fullscreen as half of actual screen

Sometimes, after I unlock my computer, the windows are all half the size of the screen and when using the maximize button they do not expand to fill the whole screen. This also affects the Aero Snap ...
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Launching Applications In Fullscreen From Terminal in OSX 10.9 Mavericks

It's my first venture into the world of tmux, and the end goal is an executable script that directly starts tmux (instead of launching Terminal and then starting up tmux from there) in fullscreen mode ...
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Firefox “disappears” when going fullscreen

I searched high and low across the internets and even went to the second page of Google to look for a solution but it seems like nobody else has ever even had this problem. Much of the time (but not ...
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Prezi.com is now full screen press ESC to exit

Really annoying "advice" while using prezi in full screen. Even when you have selected to allow full-screen this popup will occur. Kind of a drawback in presentation software. There is another, ...
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Possible to black out/dim second screen while using multiple displays in VLC 2.1.3 fullscreen mode?

Pardon if this is a duplicate, but I searched and could only find the reverse of my question. I remember VLC used to have an option to "not" black out the second screen when playing a video in ...
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Is running a game at a higher resolution more stressful on CPU/GPU full screen or windowed? [closed]

When running a game at a high resolution (1920 by 1200) is it more stressful on CPU/GPU when it is full screen (1920 by 1200), or windowed (e.g. 1280 by 1024)? What about if another window is open ...
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Chrome kiosk mode is not enabled until fullscreened

I know that Chromium can be started in kiosk mode with the flag --kiosk in the terminal. However, when Chromium is begun, it is in a regular windowed mode. Kiosk mode isn't enabled until the user ...
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How to add system time to VLC toolbar?

I am using VLC Media Player to run video and audio file. I want to know whether it's possible to add the current system time to the toolbar of VLC Player. It would be easier to check the system time ...
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emacs fullscreen interaction with gnus

I have just configured gnus to work inside emacs 24.3. When I run emacs, I like to have four windows open like so: The bottom left window is gnus, when I open my inbox (or any other option) it will ...
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Full screen not available in vmplayer 6 (on Linux)

I recently updated vmware player from 5.0.2 to 6.0.0, and now the "full screen" menu item is always grayed out. It happens with all my VMs, regardless of the guest OS. "Enter Unity" is still available ...
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Use active application in fullscreen mode (not maximized)

With my FullHD monitor I use application bar fixed to right. That way I have good overview of other applications and their switching is easy. Sometimes I use applications that need lot of space ...
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Tabs panel in Google Chrome fullscreen mode [duplicate]

Is it possible to have a tabs panel in Fullscreen Mode in Google Chrome? I know the option of using Ctrl + Tab / Pg Up / Pg Dn commands. I would prefer Google-created solutions, for compatibility ...
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Youtube minimizes full screen on, 2 monitor setup [duplicate]

I am using windows 7. I am using two screens on my computer. When I watch YouTube one of them in full screen and the click on the other screen somewhere YouTube goes out of full screen. What is the ...
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How can you switch between a fullscreen game and other windows?

I am running Windows 7 64-bit (with all visual effects disabled). When I play fullscreen games and switch to another window via Alt+Tab, then try to switch back to the game by the same method or by ...
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“/fullscreen” argument does not work when launching Windows Media Player as part of a scheduled task with wake from sleep

I recently asked a question about using Windows 7 Task Scheduler to wake a computer from Sleep mode and play a video, Windows Task Scheduler to wake from sleep and play a video, and I got it to work, ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Firefox to toggle viewing the tab bar in full screen mode?

In Firefox, in full screen mode, you can view the tab bar by moving the mouse cursor to the top of the screen, and hide the tab bar again by moving the mouse cursor down. Is there a keyboard shortcut ...
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When playing games, windows steals focus every 10 minutes on the dot

When playing a game in full screen mode, windows will kick me out of the game and go back to windows every 10 minutes. I have no idea how this is happening. Screen saver is not enabled No ...
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Prevent the taskbar appearing on top of full-screen applications without disabling scaling on high DPI settings on Windows 8

My new laptop has a 13.3" monitor. Stupidly, its only supported widescreen resolution is 1920x1080, which by default makes everything really difficult to read. This has ultimately forced me to ...
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Can I make Google Chrome allow fullscreen by default? [duplicate]

On the Google Chrome permissions page, it says that you can change Fullscreen permissions. However, when clicking the permissions, I can only change to allow on this page or ask: I want to be able ...
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Disable firefox fullscreen warning with html5 stuff?

Whenever I go fullscreen in html5 things it puts a message at the top saying you're now in fullscreen, the problem is that this message totally stops you being able to do anything else until it ...
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Vi only show 16 lines, how to show full screen?

My vim only show 16 lines, using terminator, how can i make it back to full screen? It is very annoying. Don't know what settings has to change.
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Emacs fullscreen on Mountain Lion without Toolbar

The newest version (24.3) of Emacs.app includes support for Mountain Lion's fullscreen. However, even after disabling the toolbar (tool-bar-mode 0), the space for the toolbar is not used by Emacs, it ...
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Fullscreen application over two monitors

I have a dual-head setup running Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome/Unity (the default desktop). What I'm trying to achieve is to display Firefox in "fullscreen" mode (e.g. hit F11 after it is launched), and ...
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How to show time of day (7:42 AM) in VLC fullscreen mode?

Is there a way to show the time of day in the corner somewhere which in VLC fullscreen mode?
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virtualbox: can not switch the guest display to fullscreen mode

I cannot bring up the fullscreen mode in my guest Ubuntu 12.04 machine using Windows 7 when the external screen is not plugged in. I tried disabling the second screen in the guest OS and I get the ...
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How to stop the “Close fullscreen with ESC” popup window in videos? [duplicate]

My current problem with YouTube and other video systems are their constant popups, when I resize the video screen, intentionally or - more often - unintentionally: (sorry for the German...) What I ...
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Force Exclusive Mode in VMware Workstation9?

Is there any way to force exclusive mode in vmware workstation 9? I hate always having to choose it in the toolbar.
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Getting rid of “You have gone fullscreen” message in Chrome [duplicate]

I find that the "you have gone fullscreen" popup in Chrome (see it for yourself by pressing F11) is extremely annoying, and I really want to get rid of it. After Googling for a while, I've come up ...
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Is there a way to use full screen apps on Mountain Lion Without Losing 2nd Screen?

The Full Screen option in apps on Lion/Mountain Lion is great for maximising screen space unless you run two monitors, at which point the second one just shows a useless texture. Is there a way to get ...
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How to exit from fullscreen mode of Putty?

This annoyed me for a while, but as usual; really annoying problems have quite simple solutions. Some sw I just don't use often enough to remember its hotkeys, like PuTTY. So I end up using the ...
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VLC is cropping my video for projector display

Context: What works: I'm trying to set up my VLC so that it displays through a projector. I set up my screen with two monitors, and set up VLC to have DirectX drawing to draw to the other screen. That ...
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Use a webpage as a screen saver

We have a number of retail stores that sell laptops. There are a number of display models on show in each retail store. At the moment screen savers are used to promote different offers and these ...
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Get out of custom fullscreen app

I'm developing a full screen app that I just launched that has apparently completely stolen the keyboard to the point where nothing can get me out. Not command-option-esc, not ...
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full-screen browsing with IE10 on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to use the IE10 App without making Internet Explorer the default browser? I have updated to Windows 8 and got Internet Explorer 10, but I don't get the ...
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Multiple Windows Desktop areas for Full-Screen applications

Is it possible to run multiple instances of Windows Explorer within a single user session, or configure multiple desktops that are portions of a screen? I don't know the best way to describe what I ...
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Easy way to resize a window to fit the whole screen?

I'm looking for a shortcut or an easy way to make a window fill the whole screen, but without maximizing it. Right now, I do this by moving the window in the top left corner of the screen then ...
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Force a non-metro app to run fullscreen outside the desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suspend Modern UI app to taskbar In Windows 8, is there a way to make a normally desktop-only app run outside of the desktop? For normal apps that can be fullscreen, I'd ...
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Force full-screen scaling on a Radeon-powered laptop

I've got a Packard Bell laptop with a Radeon 5650 card. The desktop resolution is 1600x900. Windows 7 SP1 x64. I like older games. They often have resolutions like 800x600 or 640x480. When I run ...
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How can I make full-screen desktop applications only cover the snapped desktop?

In Windows 8, you can "snap" two apps next to each other, and one of those apps can be the legacy Windows desktop environment. A convenient application for this (or so I thought) would be to snap a ...
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How to Toggle Full-Screen Mode in Remote Desktop Inside Another Remote Desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote Desktop keyboard shortcuts within another Remote Desktop session In my VPS, I ran remote desktop and connected to another VPS. Now, the new remote system has the ...
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Is there a way to run an application from within a fullscreen application in windows?

For example, is there a way that you can run your web browser or another program from inside a fullscreen program? I'm using Windows 7.