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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7 host VirtualBox full-screen crash [closed]

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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Windows program to remove titlebar, frame, etc from a window?

I like playing computer games in windowed mode, as opposed to full screen. I don't like staring at the title bar, frame, and other UI junk. I also don't like seeing other stuff on my desktop around ...
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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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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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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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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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Prevent display from turning off due to inactivity when watching full screen video (windows 7)

In power options the monitor is configured to turn off (go to power saving mode) after 10 minutes of inactivity. The problem is it also turns itself off when I watch long YouTube videos in full ...
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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?
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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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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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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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Changing fullscreen default resolution in Windows

So, I have a graphics card (GTX660) which handles some pretty awesomely resolution, and a monitor which only supports up to 1920x1080. Most games are fine: they have at least one of: Alt+Enter ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Chromium - Youtube minimizing to wrong screen on dual-monitor linux setup

Youtube fullscreen works perfectly on my Linux machine, the only problem is that whenever I watch a video in it and exit fullscreen mode Chromium suddenly appears on the other screen. I assume this ...
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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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Making windowed performance same as full-screen?

As you all well know, running software (let's say some demanding game) in a windowed mode drastically reduces the performance of the application (framerate), presumably because of the desktop, ...
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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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Force program to be fullscreen when it is the active window

I use XBMC as a media center and a game launcher. Basically it links out to the games or emulator and then when I exit the game it returns to XBMC. Half the time it returns to its full screen state, ...
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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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Can I make Google Chrome allow fullscreen by default?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...