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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Force fullscreen games to in window mode?

I have a few games that don't offer window mode in the options. Is there any way to force the games to play in window mode instead of fullscreen? Going to .exe's properties checking the compability ...
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How can I run my Netbeans IDE in Fedora 15 just after auto login? So that I do not see any other gnome details

After /etc/gdm/custom.conf modification. I want to startup in full screen my application such as IDE or Kiosk apps. Without showing up Gnome desktop taskbar etc. How can I do that in my Fedora 15? I ...
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Don't exit full screen when pressing escape in apps like Safari on Lion

In OS X Lion, pressing the ESC key exits full screen mode. Unfortunately, and especially when using Safari, ESC is used for other functions, such as in Javascript keystroke event handling. I don't ...
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VLC fullscreen - dual screen

I work on Windows Vista. There is a TV plugged in to the computer, so that I have two screens. How can I tell VLC (latest version, 1.1.11) to put my movies on the second screen when I change it to ...
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Bad Company 2 conflicts with Y! Messenger

I wanted to post this initially to gaming but a second problem has arisen. I was using Yahoo Messenger 11 without issues until I installed Bad Company 2, the Steam version. When I installed I was ...
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In Windows XP, how can I permanently disable full screen command prompts?

I have a program running that insists on running cmd.exe in full screen. Is there a way to disable this feature?
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Suppress Mouse event while watching DVD in full screen (Windows 7)

Windows 7, PowerDVD Whenever I watch a DVD in full screen mode, my wireless mouse sporadically seems to send some events (minor mouse movements) causing PowerDVD to display tabs / control bar. Is ...
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How can I run Ubuntu on VirtualBox in full screen on Windows 7?

I use Windows 7 and use VirtualBox to run Ubuntu Desktop 11.04. I would like to run Ubuntu in full screen. But when I switch to full screen in VirtualBox, a lot of space around Ubuntu isn't used. Is ...
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Full screen view in LibreOffice?

Is there a way to view and edit documents in LibreOffice Writer in fullscreen? Preferably, I would like to view two pages side by side, but it is not necessary.
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XP Laptop Restarting

I have a Dell 1525 which I reinstalled xp on recently due to a hard disk problem. Apparently I've missed something, it's taken to restarting for no apparent reason (I believe it's too frequent for ...
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Is there a way or an application to force any applications to work in fullscreen mode in Windows Xp? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows program to remove titlebar, frame, etc from a window? I am working on a eeepc with a small resolution. I would like to maximize any windows or applications to ...
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How to stop VLC from blanking screens when in full screen mode?

I'm on a Mac OS X multi display setup watching movies using VLC. Whenever I enter full screen mode, the other monitors fade to black. Is there any way to prevent this?
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How do I start silverlight on netflix in full screen automatically?

I know that there this great big button that I can click for full screen on the bottom left of the screen. What I'm doing though is launching the direct movie/tv episode in chrome from XBMC using ...
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How to make Safari full-screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Seems like both Firefox and Safari on Mac cannot show the webpage in a full screen mode? I need help, how do I get Safari browser into full screen mode? Do I need to ...
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How can I display DVD video, connected through a TV tuner, in full screen?

I have a 23" Dell LCD/LED monitor connected to a computer and a DVD player via a TV tuner. Movies watched through the computer are displayed in full screen mode, but movies watched through the DVD ...
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VMWare - Start guest in full screen (bat file or by configuration)

The question is simple, and the Title says it all. I want to launch my guest VM in full-screen with a bat file, or with a configuration setting (whatever possible). Tried some solution that I found ...
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mplayer over 2 screens

I recently found an mplayer command line example that plays a video over 2 screens (nvidia twinview) but I lost it somehow. So does anyone know how to play a video with mplayer and have it stretch ...
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Set an app to Full Screen mode, but keep windowed?

When an app is put into full screen mode you typically get rid of the navigation/menu bars, making more space available. But you lose the option to view other apps at the same time. Is there any way ...
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How can I open gVim in full screen mode in GNOME?

I would like to open gVim in full screen mode, i.e. without upper and lower panes. I try to achieve it editing System -> Preferences -> Keyboard shortcuts->Window management -> Toggle ...
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Change display resolution and do full screen for apps from Windows 7 XP Mode?

I'd like to run some semi-old children games on my Windows 7 x64 machine, but they were made for the Win16 API which is gone from Windows x64. Thus, I have installed the games in XP Mode, which works ...
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If I enlarge a streaming web video, it looks pixellated. When I fullscreen, it looks smooth. How can I force this smoothing filter always?

I want the same smoothing filter to be applied even when I don't fullscreen, at any scale. Windows 7 64bit, nvidia geforce 9500 GT. Firefox browser.
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I have a program whose windowed mode cannot be resized. Any trick/app to force resize?

It can't resize or maximize. I'm on windows 7 64bit. I remember programs where fans have made simple directx apps that launched fullscreen-only games in a window. Is there any app or script I can ...
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Dual Monitors Switching While Running Full-Screen Game?

I have a dual-monitor setup, and currently I can run a full screen game (Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2 currently) and see still see anything I have open on my second monitor. I can't move my mouse from ...
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Fullscreen Emacs in OSX

Is there any way of using Emacs in fullscreen mode in OSX. I'm currently using Emacs from http://emacsforosx.com/
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How to let full-screen be on specific monitor?

I have two displays, they're arranged as: +----------+ | | +--------+ B | | A | | +--------+----------+ With an application, say Adobe Reader, I can ...
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Remote desktop minimize fails when in full screen (Windows 7 locally and remote)

I recently have a problem with Remote Desktop (RD) on Windows 7. When I am in a RD session in full screen and click on the "minimize" button on the RD toolbar, the screen flickers, but the window does ...
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How can DOSBox be tweaked to run in “full screen mode” in Vista?

How can I tweak DOSBox to run in "full screed mode" in Windows Vista?
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Two-page view in full screen for Adobe Acrobat

Since i'm using a wide screen, i want to view two page in full screen while reading PDF. I can view two page in Reading Mode or normal view. however, whenever i switch to full screen mode, acrobat ...
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PDF viewer for Windows 32-bit that can hide wide margins

I view a lot of PDFs on my wide display (1280x800). I want to view books with two pages on screen at once, but some PDFs have huge margins, so only ~60-70% of screen space is used even if I hide the ...
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Is there a way to start the flash player (or program) in full screen through the shortcut target command?

I am trying to start flash on start up in full screen. Are there any commands that i can execute in the shortcuts target path to tell the program to start in full screen? (Not maximized) So something ...
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How to stop command line program from running in full screen mode?

I have a command line program that has somehow got set to run in full screen mode. I want to make it run in a window instead. How do I do this? The details probably aren't relevant, but it's the ...
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How can I set my Caps Lock key to toggle Fullscreen mode in Xmonad?

I'm using xmonad with the following layouts: globalLayout = avoidStruts (tiled ||| Mirror tiled ||| Full ||| threeColMid ||| combine) ||| Full and I have set my mod + space key to switch between ...
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Chrome - OS X (10.6.4) - Full Screen option?

I tried some JavaScript bookmarks (that supposedly enable the browser to go fullscreen) but they don't seem to work with Chrome. When I open Chrome on OSX it doesn't take up the full-screen (unless I ...
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VMware: Automatically change Arch Linux textmode resolution

I have installed the most basic Arch Linux only with command line interface as guest OS on Windows using VMware. The problem is when I maximize the Vmware window, the Arch Linux console does not ...
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No fullscreen for opening PPS PowerPoint files

Is there any way to prevent the PowerPoint player from opening PPS file in fullscreen mode? Or is there a replacement for this player that can do this and is a full replacement for the player?
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OSX Writeroom like focus mode for other apps?

I like the way WriteRoom let's you focus on writing. Screen black: only a prompt. Is there a OSX utility that makes the same focus mode available to other app. For instance when you are writing an ...
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Displaying dual monitor screenshot in “dual fullscreen” mode

Suppose I take a PNG screenshot on a dual monitor system (let's assume for simplicity they are identical), The screenshot will capture both monitors. Now say I want to display that screenshot in an ...
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How can I make the `cmd.exe` window full-screen in Windows 7?

How can I make the cmd.exe window full-screen in Windows 7?
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How to prevent an application from running in fullscreen mode in Windows 7?

Is there a way to prevent any program run in full screen mode? I'm usually working with several programs at once, and I find it annoying to be in and out of full screen to go from one to another when ...
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Does Chrome's built-in “side-by-side” windows feature work on any platform except Windows?

I've recently been making use of the full-screen mode in various applications to help keep my focus centered on whatever I happen to be doing at the time. To this end I'm using Chrome in full-screen ...
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Full screen and zoom to page width in Preview or Skim on Mac

One of the features that seem to be lacking on Preview is an automatic zoom to page width during full screen view. This is very helpful when reading user manuals and other long texts. I would ...
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VirtualBox fullscreen mode problem

I have a slightly weird issue with VirtualBox. My host OS is Windows 7 (64-bit) and guest OS is Ubuntu 10.10(64-bit). When I switch to fullscreen mode in VirtualBox, Ubuntu display resizes to fit my ...
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flash doesn't display on fullscreen in firefox

When I play videos with the flash player on firefox and switch to fullscreen, I get a white screen. The audio can still be heard. Hitting ESC switches back to normal view. Please note: I have tried ...
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Show tabs in Chrome full screen mode?

Firefox can do it, can Chrome? Here's what I'm looking for: http://superuser.com/questions/43964/firefox-always-show-the-tabs-in-fullscreen-mode
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Why does DVD Player in OS X 10.5 “Leopard” exit full-screen mode during playback?

When playing a full screen movie with the built-in DVD Player in OS X 10.5 "Leopard", not with Front Row, the movie will occasionally exit fullscreen mode automatically. No message box has popped up, ...
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Can VLC Player goto FullScreen on a 2nd Display automatically? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get VLC to play on the second monitor on windows? Hi folks, I've been using VLC player on my mac (with a TV connected to that as a 2nd device) and when i hit ...
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How can I use the Windows 7 command prompt in fullscreen? [duplicate]

I use some DOS applications in Windows 7. Before Windows 7, I could press Alt+Enter to run the application in full screen, but with Windows 7 I can't do this anymore. I get the message: This ...
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Metacity toggle fullscreen not working under Lucid; worked with Karmic

I'm working on a 11" screen, so I frequently want to use applications in fullscreen. I'm no expert on GNOME, but I remember doing a search a while back, and finding out about metacity, and how to use ...
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Break free of a fullscreen app on Mac OS X

How do you break free of a fullscreen app on Mac OS X? There are some, mostly games, that when they become unresponsive won't allow you to switch to another app with Command-Tab, and I know no ...
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Putting Illustrator CS4 in fullscreen?

so I got this drawing tool (thats basically a really big mouse and a magnetic pen) from my good friend because he got a bigger and better one and I have the Adobe Suite CS4. But, I'm not a good drawer ...