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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Remote Desktop doesn't maximize to fullscreen

I have a problem with Remote Desktop connection in Windows 7. When I connect to remote computer I would like to switch to fullscreen like I did in previous versions - just by clicking maximize. When I ...
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Setting window in fullscreen switch others to second monitor

I have two monitors, whenever I launch a game in fullscreen, some of my other windows (chrome, skype, whatever) switch randomly to my second monitor and stay there when I quit the game, it doesn't ...
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using a web browser, how to lie to a website that we are in fullscreen?

Many websites change the way they display content according to whether the browser has entered full screen or is a regular window. for example Facebook shows an image one way in a regular window and ...
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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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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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VirtualBox Installing Guest Additions Not Allowing Full Screen Mode

I'm running a Windows 8.1 VM in Virtualbox on OSX. I want my Windows 8.1 to be able to display full screen but of course to do so you have to install guest additions. Which I then did, but after ...
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How do I create a Firefox add-on that prevents the top bar from coming down in fullscreen mode?

I am hoping to create a Firefox add-on that can keep the top bar from coming down when you put your mouse at the top of the screen in fullscreen mode. (I don't need a full-on kiosk app; I just need to ...
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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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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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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 alt+...
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Need a TeamViewer command line switch to start session in full screen mode

There's an official TeamViewer Help page that provides a couple of startup switches to create a shortcut to a particular host: https://www.teamviewer.com/hi/help/91-gibt-es-aufrufparameter-fuer-...
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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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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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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 screen....
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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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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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Keep UAC but prevent game/full screen app from minimizing

windows 10 Pro 64. My UAC settings is the 2nd from bottom (Don't dim my desktop). I want to keep the UAC on for security but I don't want my games or full screen applications to be minimized whenever ...
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A non-exitable (with a mouse) fullscreen mode in a web browser

Let's imagine that I have some kind of a webpage which I want to display on a big screen in a public place. An interactive timetable, for example. I setup a computer, hide keyboard and leave the mouse ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to go fully fullscreen in Chrome OS?

When in immersive fullscreen mode in Chrome OS, how do I remove the pixel garbage that remains at the top of the screen? In the screenshot below you should be able to see a dark bar along the top. I ...
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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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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 hide all toolbars in Google Chrome without going full screen?

I would like to hide everything except the webpage content in Google Chrome. This means I want to hide tabs, omnibar, bookmarks bar and so on. I've found out that the Presentation Mode is quite nice ...
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Windows 8 tablet command prompt borderless fullscreen mode

My project is processing a big queue of devices and I want to use a windows 8 tablet that is not in use anymore to display the status of the queue with a Python script. The script is running fine and ...
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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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iTerm2 fullscreen causes an empty line at the bottom

When I fullscreen an iTerm2 window, an empty line appears at the bottom of the terminal window. How do I get rid of it? Compare these two screenshots: Windowed (appears as expected) Fullscreen (...
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Windows 10 toast notifications in fullscreen

I'd like to see Windows 10 (64-bit) toast notifications from IM software I'm using, but they don't show up when playing a fullscreen game or watching a fullscreen video on media players. Is there any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...