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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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 command-option-shift-esc,...
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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 full ...
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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 that,...
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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.
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How to black out second monitor when playing a full screen game? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Turn off display in Windows 7 without additional software I've got two monitors. When I play a full screen game in my primary monitor, the second monitor still shows the ...
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Disable “press 'esc' to exit full screen” in flash videos

This is not a duplicate of this question I watch videos on YouTube, Netflix, etc. Whenever I enter full-screen mode, I get the annoying "You've entered full screen mode. Press 'esc' to exit full ...
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Windows cannot enter very low-res video mode with modern graphics cards/drivers

NEW! I was trying to post here yesterday, but it kept giving me an error. I have discovered that it actually is not using DirectX at all, but GDI or whatever is the non-DX graphics in Windows (not ...
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Windows sometimes minimizes game and shows the desktop?

For some reason, every once in a while when I'm playing a full-screen game in Windows 7, the game will minimize and focus will be given to the Desktop. I don't know what does this because no other ...
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How can I take screenshots of YouTube videos in full screen?

I am trying to take a screenshot of a YouTube video in fullscreen. When I pause the video and wait a moment, only the bottom UI bar (play/pause/seek) disappears. The top UI bar (Like/Share/More Info) ...
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disabling 'full screen mode' in Lion (to use transparent full screen iTerm2)

I like using my iTerm2 window in transparent mode, full screen so I can code and see my desktop picture as well. I have upgraded to Lion and now when I enter full screen it gets rid of my desktop! ...
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Window style not applied to iTerm2 in Lion

I'm messing with my default profile in iTerm2 to see the difference between normal, fullscreen and top of screen windows. However, the window doesn't seem to change out of "normal" mode, even if the ...
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How can we use Photoshop CS5.1 on Mac OS X Lion in a normal behaving window (like it used to be)?

I'm new to Mac, but I'm sure I've seen Photoshop windows behaving the way it does in Windows. Where the entire application resided in a single window. And inside the application window, there could ...
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How can I get VirtualBox to run at 1366x768?

I'm trying to run Windows 8 in VirtualBox. My laptop's display is exactly 1366x768. Windows 8 disables some of its features if the resolution is less than 1366x768, so I need to run the guest OS ...
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Switching from onboard intel to Nvidia dedicated GPU

How can I switch from Intel onboard graphics to Nvidia dedicated GPU? When I go to windows screen resolution I see intel. I cant change it. I go to Device Manager, I see both adapters are there and ...
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Linux, make shorcut keys and FN key always active

If I play full a screen game under Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 using GNOME Shell 3.4) I can not use some of my Fn keys, nor the GNOME Shell shortcuts. For example the Fn+volume, or brightness doesn't work, ...
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Launch Google Chrome in Fullscreen mode

How can I launch Google Chrome in fullscreen mode from a shortcut? I have tried the CLI arguments --start-maximized and --kiosk, but both do not activate the regular fullscreen mode (i.e. when you ...
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Wrong chrome full screen resolution with multiple displays

I am using Google Chrome on Windows 7 64bit with two displays. The displays have different resolutions and aspect-ratios. My problem is best visible when playing back full-screen videos from a flash ...
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How to exit Firefox kiosk mode?

I've set up Firefox on Ubuntu to run in kiosk (full-screen) mode. This means the user can visit only the predefined URLs. That works fine. Now I want to set up a second machine the same way, but I ...
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Shortcut To Full Screen App In Lion

I postponed getting OSX Lion for as long as I possibly could. Now that I have it, I'm having lots of difficulties getting it to perform how I want. On Snow Leopard my typical setup for working was 4 ...
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Prevent second monitor to “move” while in fullscreen games

I have two monitors. Sometimes I like to watch a movie or have a webpage or manual up on the second why I play a game on the primary. Problem is that when I start some games, the content of the ...
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Why do my videos not take up the full screen?

I usually just use Windows Media player, though I've tried Zune and VLC to play back video files (mp4, avi). However, most video files do not fully maximize to the screen – rather, it is a slightly ...
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Full Screen Games Don't Get Mirrored to Secondary Display (HDTV)

before posting this question I just want you to know that I did a lot of googling and came up empty. Info: I'm on OS: Windows 7, GPU: ADM Radeon 5850 (using AMD Control Center, latest drivers ...
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VMWare: MacOS full screen

I use MacOS image ( pre-install vmware image on internet). It works for me. But, the problem I have met is: my LCD is 1366x768 (wide sreen ratio), but when I start MacOS. Here is how it appear: ...
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Windows 7 running Virtualbox 4.1.12 with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS guest but no full screen

After a recent windows update (though may not be the issue), I am unable to run Ubuntu in the virtualbox with full screen mode. I can no longer stretch the window to any resolution. It is locked at ...
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iterm2 cannot toggle fullscreen when in 'top of screen' mode

I'm trying to toggle fullscreen in iTerm2 by pressing "cmd+enter". Unfortunately it doesn't work when 'top of screen' style is selected in the profile settings (as shown in the attached png). When I ...
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Fullscreen auto-restart in Mac OS X Lion

I got a problem with the full screen feauture on many app I use when I restart the computer. Some apps like Safari that I leave in full screen mode when I shut down, come back in full-screen mode also ...
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How to let Emacs zoom to full screen on Mac OS X? [duplicate]

How to let Emacs zoom to full screen on Mac OS X? I am using GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin, NS apple-appkit-1038.29) on Mac OS X 10.6.8.
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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Session Can't Minimize from Full Screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remote desktop minimize fails when in full screen (Windows 7 locally and remote) Before: I had Windows XP, with several RDC connections configured to go immediately to full ...
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Fullscreen Firefox on two screens

I want to use a program (Firefox) in fullscreen mode on two screens for presenting. Like a "Kiosk". When I press F11, Firefox goes to full screen, but only on one screen.
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Lion disable animation of fullscreen

On Mac OS 10.7.2, how can I disable or quicken the slow animation that happens when I fullscreen most apps?
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using ubuntu-server in full screen mode - VirtualBox

I have installed ubuntu-server 11.10 in virtual box. but unfortunately the screen is small. I installed VirtualBox guest additions to see it full screen(like what I do for windows). Now it is ...
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Windows XP SP3 cmd console freezes on exit command when in fullscreen mode

When I do Alt+F4 on pure clean cmd console in fullscreen mode it does exit out of the console process (a disk is working for split a second) but it fails to close the console window after that, so I ...
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Fullscreen Browser [closed]

I'm looking for a fullscreen browser for linux. It doesn't have to have any controls. It suffices if I can control the page on startup by passing a commandline argument. If possible, I'd like to ...
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How do I stop KDE from dimming the screen while mplayer is fullscreen?

Whenever KDE (I think) detects no mouse or keyboard activity for a while, it dims my laptop screen, then turns it off. I don't want that when I'm watching a movie. Is there a setting somewhere to ...
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Vmware Player - guest windows lose full-screen after host is locked

I have a problem with VMware Player - when I lock my computer then VMware Player guest loses full-screen and second monitor is closed so after switching back all applications are on primary monitor. ...
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Override Chrome's new fullscreen API

Is there a way to disable the fullscreen API for Chrome, so that Youtube HTML5 videos maximize to the size of the tab, not the screen? I've got a really large screen and having the video at half the ...
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Is there a way to make VirtualBox use a specific monitor when going full-screen?

I am running VirtualBox on a dual-monitor Windows 7 x64 system. When I put a VM into full-screen mode it always appears full-screen on my primary monitor even though the VM window was on the secondary ...
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Chrome HTML5 maximized video full tab not fullscreen

I'm using Google Chrome and a few weeks ago, when I watched a YouTube HTML5 video and pressed the fullscreen button, it maximized the video to the full browsing window ("fullscreen tab"). Then I was ...
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How can I make my Flash movie automatically be fullscreen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to start the flash player (or program) in full screen through the shortcut target command? I have a kiosk. Its only reason for existence is to show content ...
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How Can I Hide All Toolbars When Firefox is in Fullscreen?

I want to use firefox as a front-end for users to see only one website. I found how to start firefox in fullscreen, toolbars are hiding by default, but I cannot make the toolbars (address bar, ...
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Full screen gvim window manager limitations on Ubuntu

So I've had this slightly annoying problem when running gvim on Ubuntu. When I enforce full-screen mode I get white bars at the bottom and right of the screen. (I'm trying to emulate the Mac-vim full ...
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How to create CD with auto run that opens full screen browser?

I have a CD with presentation made in HTML format (there are reasons for that). AutoPlay on Windows should open default browser and display presentation in full screen mode. How to achieve that?
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VirtualBox guest fullscreen picking up wrong monitor size

I am running Xubuntu 11.04 as a Host, with a Xubuntu 11.04 VirtualBox Guest OS. I have it set up so that when I put the Guest OS in full screen, it can detect the monitor settings and resizes. ...
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How can I maximize the window of a command line application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to make consoles full screen? I have Windows XP installed on my laptop and can't maximize the window of my 16bit application. When I try Alt+Enter, it doesn'...