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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Run/Debug in Android studio on OSX in fullscreen mode always switch desktop

I am facing a rather frustrating behaviour when I'm running an android app or simple unit tests. I use Android Studio 1.3 in fullscreen mode on OSX 10.10.4 and every time I start the app or tests it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How to disable Window ResizeTime in Mac OS 10.10.5?

I want to disable the ResizeTime animation feature in Yosemite 10.10.5. Like this posting, I have tried many solutions. Here is another one I tried. I'd prefer to have this feature turned completely ...
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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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Force exclusive fullscreen in dx11 game

Is there any way to force exclusive fullscreen mode in dx11 application? I think, it should be possible to intercept dx11 calls with wrapper dll... Like it's done for gamepad remaping in Durazno tool, ...
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How do you exit fullscreen in tightvnc? (mac)

Whenever i connect, TightVNC opens in fullscreen, and i cant access anything else. I have tried going into options looking for a fullscreen option, but there is none. I have tried deleting the ...
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Starting only video in fullscreen VLC

I am currently trying to start only a video in VLC in fullscreen with the following arguments --fullscreen --no-video-title-show --no-embedded-video But the results include an other window with ...
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How to prevent Kodi to switch away from an inactive screen?

I have a widows 8.1 connected to 2 screens. One is usually only used to run Kodi and is not always on. When the screen is off while Kodiak is still running, its all good. Kodiak is sitting in the ...
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Win7: desktop shortcut to start chrome in kiosk mode (fullscreen) on second monitor - how?

i want to have a desktop shortcut on my desktop (primary monitor) that starts a chrome-window in kiosk-mode on my second monitor (in fullscreen!). how can i do that? is that even possible via command ...
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Automatically scroll PDF

I want to set up a raspberry pi which should present PDF files at full screen, which should automatically scroll. I have no problem in setting up a script that identifies the files to be viewed. ...
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Resize open file dialog Internet Explorer

I'm a little bit stuck here. I'm trying to get the common dialog that appears when you open/save a file in Internet Explorer fullscreen and be persistent. If i open the dialog, resize it, close it and ...
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Preventing fullscreen app from freezing while minimised

Is there any option to keep a game (or program) running when minimising it from an exclusive fullscreen mode? I'm streaming and when I Alt+Tab out of the window people see screen freeze and I want ...
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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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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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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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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?