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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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Windows Fullscreen API, browser behaviour

This turned out to be a more difficult thing to achieve than I expected. Using Windows 10, I want to be able to resize fullscreened browser windows. F11 enables fullscreen mode, in the past I could ...
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doing something on second monitor makes fullscreen app invisible

I am having an issue, because whenever I have a fullscreen app on the primary monitor, in my case, Minecraft, and I go over to switch podcasts, my Minecraft goes invisible until I click back over. Why ...
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RDP client with really full screen without any bars

I using RDP client for connect to workstation. My client workstation has 1 screen FullHD 13" with 125% dpi, and 3 other FullHD 24" screens with 100% dpi. Only RDP Client from MS Store can ...
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Launch Chrome full screen to a specific URL using PowerShell?

How do I launch a Chrome browser in a full screen window with a specific URL as the webpage to open using PowerShell? start "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --...
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How to make Chrome OS notifications show up while in full screen?

I'm wondering if there's a way to make chrome OS notifications show up while I'm in a full-screen application. Is there something in chrome://flags?
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How to allow screensaver while fullscreen app is active

Wondering how do I allow a timed screensaver to activate while a fullscreen app is active. For example, a YouTube video is playing fullscreen which normally would prevent the screensaver from ...
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How to set application to display to open on second monitor through Windows or 3rd party application?

So my main usecase is the following: I would like to see my tray icons, clock and notifications on my second monitor. For this I need my second monitor to be the "main" display in windows. (...
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wxWidgets On-Screen Keyboard when the Window is Full-Screen?

I suspect that any OSK will "just work" if I don't use full-screen, but I really do need to hide anything and everything that is not a direct process control or indicator. There's a lot ...
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MSI Creator Laptop : fullscreen issue of changing color

I have bought a laptop MSI Creator 15 A10UET-220FR When entering full screen (a video, a google slide presentation, ...), I can see that the color scheme of Windows changes. As soon as I move the ...
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My Fullscreen mode for Windows Photos no longer properly sizes images or videos

My Windows Photo Viewer no longer resizes images or videos to fit my entire screen. I have no clue what caused this to happen as it's worked perfectly fine in the past. Images will simply remain the ...
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How to edit preferences when in fullscreen mode?

In VLC media player, I tried pressing Ctrl+P to open up the preferences dialog when in fullscreen mode, but has no effect. The same goes for opening the codec information via Ctrl+J. Does anyone know ...
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Java Dedicated GPU on Fullscreen not working after the update on the 25th of April

I have a Dell E5440 with a dedicated Nvidia GPU. I used to play Minecraft on an external monitor with no problem till Java got an update a few days ago. Since the last Java update, when I switch the ...
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Can we change Windows 10 behavior to be MacOS like?

I’m using Windows 10 but am more comfortable as a Mac User and I really miss some behaviors I’ve come to expect. I own a 32'' 4K monitor and now with Windows 10, my windows get maximized at full ...
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Hiding navigation bar outside full-screen mode

I would like to have a non-fullscreen window of Mozilla Firefolx with a hidden navigation- and tool-bar. Is there a way to do this? Or alternatively, are there browsers that can do this?
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Windows 10 is it possible to put photos/images in fullscreen with the photo app?

This question was already asked at the Corporate's forum (Comment mettre Photos en plein écran ? ou contrôler le diaporama), but lacked in my opinion a satisfying answer and it's locked now. Any ...
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Opensuse full-screen inside Hyper-v

I was having problems trying to configure my hyper-v display resolution with an opensuse machine. My "fullscreen" was really small and it's hard to find the solution so I'd like to add the ...
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How to stretch/scale the view in VirtualBox fullscreen mode?

VirtualBox: 5.1.28 Host: Win 10, 1920x1080 Guest: Win XP, 800x600 A simple illustration of what I want: In "fullscreen" mode the whole screen is black and there is a small 800x600 viewport ...
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Windows 10 fullscreen in only portion of the screen

I was wondering if it was possible to make it so that when you fullscreen an application in Windows 10, it would only take up part of the screen. I am planning on purchasing a 34" monitor and I ...
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how to remove loading text from full screen video [closed]

Sometimes when viewing fullscreen video on a website, the site appears to be attempting to download a tracking pixel or some other data I don't care about in the background. Chrome wants to show me ...
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How to emulate fullscreen for a website?

I've got a website that works only in fullscreen. Its not due to compatibility issues, but the developer has made it in a way so that when we enter the website it automatically enters fullscreen, and ...
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Is there any way to split vertical monitor into two on Windows 10 and use fullscreen mode on videos?

I have a secondary monitor that I use in a vertical orientation. I would like to put one window in the upper half and another in the lower. I was able to achieve this by using PowerToys FancyZones but ...
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ESC Closes Both Fullscreen Windows On Firefox 79.0

I have 2 monitors. When I have a fullscreen stream on both of them, I'll usually default to using Esc to exit the fullscreen I'm watching (and which technically is the window in focus) but this ...
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Webex on Mac: select display for fullscreen view

I am using Webex Meetings on Mac with three displays. I have the Webex app running on my main display. I see other person shared screen. I want to see it full screen, so I double click it. It opens on ...
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Changing VirtualBox VM running macOS guest on macOS host to full screen?

How do I change the VirtualBox VM macOS High Sierra guest to full screen? When I click Full-Screen mode under the top menu bar under View it has huge black borders around the VM, while the VM is ...
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Chrome menu hidden in full screen mode

Whenever I try to access the Chrome menu in full-screen mode, a small black panel appears, with no menu: However, when I'm not in full-screen mode, it works fine: Anyone know what's going on here and ...
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Close the tab while in full screen mode on Chrome

Is it possible to close the current tab while in full screen mode on Chrome? Ideally the focus would change to the other tab that is next to the closed one.
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Can't switch to fullscreen at Kali Linux

I can't go to fullscreen at Kali Linux after I log in. Before the login VirtualBox is automatically resizing. At the first times it was working. I don't know why it got broken. I installed Guest ...
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Zoom option greyed out: "Enter full screen when a participant shares screen"

In a Zoom meeting, my desktop Mac app's meeting window automatically enters Full Screen mode every time a meeting participant shares their screen. This is very annoying if I am working in a separate ...
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Windows File Explorer opens when exiting full screen mode

Every time I close a Full screen application (like a Remote Desktop terminal, a game, a video on Youtube or just hit F11 twice on Google Chrome), a Windows Explorer window pops up. It's a very weird ...
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How to disable Firefox address bar animation on fullscreen?

How can I disable the address bar hiding animation when going fullscreen in Firefox? I'm trying to accomplish what this question is about. The solution was to set toolkit.cosmeticAnimations.enabled to ...
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Unable to login in Kali Linux after mounting Virtual Box Guest Addition File to open in full screen

How can I fix this issue? It occured after mounting Virtual Box Guest Addition file into Kali Linux to open in full screen. I can't login now. As I click on login, a massage shows-- VBoxClient : ...
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How to Run Batch File when the Active Window is Fullscreen (and on Exit Fullscreen)

As the title states, I want to write a script that detects when a program enters or exits fullscreen; these two triggers will then run one of two .bat files that start or stop the Rainmeter.exe ...
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Dual monitor full screen game tabing out

I have a two-monitor setup and when I have a fullscreen game and I use the other monitor it tabs out of the game and I don't know how to fix it
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Want Internet Explorer does not show top menu while hovering with the mouse

I use IE in fullscreen mode and I use some sort of website with virtual machines with the internet explorer. The problem is, when I want to close a window in VM, I move the mouse on the top right of ...
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How to disable close fullscreen touchscreen gesture on Gnome (Fedora)?

I'm building a touchscreen project on Fedora 31 (using Gnome 3) that requires a fullscreen Unity3D window that the user cannot close using the touchscreen. I could disable most of the multi-touch ...
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Drag Mac OS full screen window out of full screen mode

Trying to get used to using Mac as my main workhorse. One annoying thing is window management and workflow between windows which of its many failings Windows seems to do better at generally moving ...
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How do I hide the taskbar when in full screen mode?

On other computers the taskbar automatically hides whenever I toggle full screen (e.g. for a Powerpoint presentation or for videos online). However, on my Windows 10 computer, the taskbar is still ...
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How to type in Google Chrome's New Tab Page in Full Screen Mode

For me, Chrome's "new tab page" doesn't work in full screen mode, in the sense that my typing has no effect - the omnibox and the search box seem dead. Clicking on the omnibox to give it focus has no ...
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Prevent hiding the bar when fullscreen mode in i3

I am using i3wm, and often I want to focus on a certain window, so I might put it in fullscreen and exit it when I need to see the other windows. This is fast, however it makes the bar dissapear (I'm ...
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Cancel full screen mode in Firefox without F11

How do I cancel the full screen mode in Firefox (currently V70) without using the F11 key on the keyboard? I know I can do it through a virtual keyboard (see my own answer) but I'm looking for an ...
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How to switch to desktop immediately when in fullscreen Chrome in macOS?

I like using Chrome in fullscreen mode and sometimes I want to switch to my desktop from Chrome immediately. I found the "hot corners" or "keyboard shortcut" I set are not working. Is there any way ...
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Raspberry Pi - Resolution Issues

Background of Problems I currently have a Raspberry Pi hooked up to a touchscreen LCD panel running FullPageOS which basically is Debian that starts up with Chromium at full screen to a desired ...
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Making Firefox fullscreen-like without actually maximizing the window

When using multiple windows on the same monitor, I like to have Firefox and my IDE open side to side (like with Win+Arrow) and it would be cool to have Firefox in a "fullscreen-like" style, where the ...
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How do I figure out what's causing Focus Assist to turn on?

Windows has activated Focus Assist, thinking I have an application in full-screen mode. That is not obviously the case among any of the (many) applications I have open. How can I tell which ...
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If i click on 2nd monitor while gaming on fullscreen, the game closes

The title basically says it all, while I'm gaming, CSGO for example, if I click on something on the second monitor, the game is minimized. I want to know how I can fix this WITHOUT having to put my ...
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How to forbid fullscreen for an X-Forwarded window

I am running an application via SSH and X-Forwarding. The application runs automatically in fullscreen mode which is very unhandy. Is there any way to run the remote application in a windowed mode ...
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Fullscreen Playback glitched in Chrome

Whenever I try to play a video fullscreen in Chrome, from YouTube or any other site, my laptop crashes and shows a black screen for a while until I turn it off form the power button. In YouTube, green ...
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Wierd bar appearing on screen

I have a Dell Optiplex 3050 with W10x64 Pro, nothing fancy. But every so often a bar appears in maximized programs. It is at the bottom, and it starts between the taskbar and overlaps the maximized ...
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How do I make sure that opening a folder via Win + R > {path to folder} always opens the file explorer in fullscreen mode?

Is it possible to pass extra options when opening file explorer via Win+R? I know chrome.exe -incognito {URL} opens the URL in incognito. So I tried, {path} -fullscreen and {path} --fullscreen, but ...
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Open 4 web browser windows in full-screen mode each in 1/4 of the screen

I regularly have some webcams open on one of the monitors of my computer. I would like to be able to open them in full screen mode, but have each "full screen" be only 1/4 of the whole screen. Here's ...
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