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Questions tagged [fullscreen]

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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Automation: Can I detect if fullscreen app (any game) running on my Windows PC?

I want to pause all downloads in my home (media server, torrent etc.) when anyone launch game on PC. Is there a method to detect if a fullscreen app launched (and closed) on Windows? I am currently ...
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How to set Google Chrome to automatically open up and in full screen

I have Dell Windows tablet (I think the model is the Venue 11 Pro) and when the tablet is turned on I want it to automatically open a specific web page (lets say cnn.com for example) using Google ...
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bring an application into a fullscreen mode using bat or vbs file

I tried this method, where i put application name between "" and it doesn't worked even on notepad... Than i tried bat file start /f "applicationname.exe" exit/b And it said that /f is invalid ...
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Need a solution for running Windows apps full screen

I'm setting up a HTPC in Windows 10 and I want all of my UWP apps (Netflix, Hulu, Store, etc) to run full screen (not maximized... I want actual full screen). I know I can use tablet mode to ...
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In Gnome how to have multiple full screen areas on one screen?

When working on big screens I often use Gnomes "snap window to left/right border" by dragging a window to the left/right side of the screen. This results in a partially maximized window which I find ...
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Fixed windows position

I have a small problem with 6 TVs connected to one PC. Everything works but TVs automatically turns off at 6PM and turns on around 8AM. After that position of windows on displays changes (windows ...
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Fullscreen Taskbar Removal

I am having trouble removing the taskbar while switching to fullscreen in games. It used to automatically remove them, but now the taskbar stays while blocking off a section of the bottom Is there ...
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Opening a GUI program in full screen from command line invocation

Specifically, I want to have the git-bash command prompt opened in full-screen mode upon startup of Windows 10. To this end, I have added as shortcut of the program to Windows' startup folder; it ...
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How to show fullscreen preview in GIMP?

I sometimes need to preview the image I edit in GIMP full screen. I could do this by exporting current image and opening it in a viewer like Geeqie, but that's quite inconvenient. Is there a better ...
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How to remove top padding from Opera in Windows 10

When i make Opera maximized in Windows 10, it does not really become maximized. I understand this because when i move mouse to the top of screen and click tabs it does not work, i feel like there is a ...
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Random colored pixel blocks in full screen games and videos - Ryzen 3 2200g build

I recently built my first PC. Specs - Ryzen 3 2200g with integrated vega 8 graphics 16gb dual channel (8*2) DDR4 RAM corsair 450W PSU ASUS prime b350m-a motherboard 22' samsung LED monitor But I'm ...
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Make The Dock And Menu Bar Appear Quickly In Full Screen Mode?

I have run commands in terminal to make my dock re-appear quicker than default so now it re-appears instantly. In full-screen mode, it doesn't appear quickly like non-full screen mode does. How can ...
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Auto-Hide Tab-Bar and Address-Bar in Chromium

Will maybe be marked as duplicate - however the question seems relevant since i haven't found any satisfying answers yet: I use Chromium on Linux everyday and so far i'm enjoying the overall ...
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Win10 Full Screen Start Menu:Show BOTH All Apps List AND Tiles At The Same Time

I can see both the All Apps List and Tiles when the Start Menu is not in full screen mode, but when I switch to full screen view, Win10 forces the user to chose between viewing EITHER the tiles, OR ...
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Full Screen - Libre Office Impress

I'm trying to select the fullscreen function in Libre Office Impress without enabling the slide function. I want to be able to type and edit my work without the title bar or time or turning on the ...
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Hide Tab Bar from mouse in FireFox fullscreen mode

When I go fullscreen in firefox, and move the mouse to the top of the screen to click something up there, my mouse accidentally hits the top of the screen and makes firefox show the tab bar, which ...
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Maximized windows are unmaximized after running an application in exclusive fullscreen

I've noticed this problem now for well over 2 years on both my desktop and laptop computers. The problem: After my display engages a program in exclusive fullscreen, some of my other applications ...
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Windows 10, App forces fullscreen, covers 2 monitors. Would like to run in on just 1 monitor

On Windows 10, I'm running an application that forces itself to run in full-screen mode (nothing of the original OS is visible). I have two monitors and it covers both. I'd like to force it to just ...
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Small window vs fullscreen ressources

Shouldn't a game running in a small window require less CPU and GPU resources than when it is running fullscreen? I thought this since it requires less pixels to update, or not?
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Full screen video is covered by taskbar

Whenever watching a video (usually Youtube on chrome, or even with VLC) in full screen, the taskbar stays in there, and it's extremely distracting, and sometimes even blocking me from certain input I'...
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Starting VLC fullscreen on specific screen (from CLI)

there are plenty of similar questions regarding full-screen playback and VLC, none of them answers my questions though, like here, ore here I can connect 3 displays to my laptop, and for presentation ...
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Free hand draw on LaTeX Presentations Fullscreen

I use LaTeX beamer presentation to teach students. My teaching style involves using the PDF free hand writing tool and making annotations on the presentation using a drawing tablet. The problem is ...
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Autostart of Virtualbox vm in fullscreen after boot

i have running Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and installed virtualbox. Then i set up an VM with windows 98 and configured it. Now i want that this machine is autobooting in fullscreen when the laptop is ...
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Fullscreen applications and games randomly minimize or go out of fullscreen

It is of course impossible to play any game because it always looses focus and gets minimized. Or if I watch a movie in fullscreen then in about 10 second interval the fullscreen is leaved and I have ...
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Windows 10 Full Screen on Oracle VirtualBox - Host MacOSx

Host machine OS : MacOSx. , Virtual VM : Oracle VirtualBox 5.2.2 , VirtualBox OS : Windows 10 64 bit I have installed the VM OS with windows 10 on my host MacOSx. But when I login into the VM the ...
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How can open Command Prompt fullscreen in Windows 10?

I have Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 (OS Build 10586.679) operation system. How can made CMD windows full-screen? (Same as what we did in Windows XP) When I press Alt + Enter the prompt ...
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How can I disable animations in Firefox when going full screen?

I would like to disable the transition animation when I hit F11 to go full screen on Firefox. The animation slowly pulls up all the tabs and bars off the screen instead of immediately hiding ...
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macOS Sierra: Command-Tab window switching with fullscreen apps on multiple displays

I use dual displays, and I like using apps in full screen mode. For simplicity's sake let's pretend I'm using two applications, Google Chrome and Spotify. The scenario is as follows: Currently ...
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How to activate full screen in Microsoft Edge?

How can you activate full screen in Microsoft Edge? I can't find a menu item for it, and pressing F11 doesn't work, unlike all other major browsers. Does Edge have a full screen mode?
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How can I completely prevent firefox from showing the address bar in fullscreen mode

In firefox, when going to fullscreen mode by pressing F11, the address bar disappears, which is what I want. However, when I move the mouse to the top of the screen, the address bar becomes visible ...
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Windows 7 Taskbar Not Hiding in Full Screen

This a weird issue I've been dealing with for a while. Whenever I watch a video in full screen, the taskbar stays on top of the video. I can force it to hide by doing the following in this order: ...
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Flickering horizontal lines in full screen

Tried disabling either Intel HD Graphics or Nvidia card -- same result, so it seems to be a monitor problem, not a graphics card problem: Apparently related to slight color changes on the vertical ...
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MacOS Sierra - Full screen/multi desktop WITH menu bar

This is driving me absolutely insane. I recently got a Macbook running macOS Sierra, and I do like the fullscreen app/multiple desktop feature as well as the 3 finger swipe gesture to switch between ...
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Keep VLC fullscreen avoiding teamviewer notifications in Ubuntu

I created a script to launch VLC at system startup (Ubuntu 14) , to reproduce continuously some videos, however as soon as the internet connection is established teamviewer (11) shows up breaking the ...
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How to stop application that freezed and locked task manager?

I had been playing a game and it stuck. So I press Ctrl-Alt-Del and menu appears. I select task manager and it opens, but, since my frozen application is fullscreen, the task manager is below it, so I ...
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Why i3 desktop is not scaling to fullscreen in vmware?

I'm on opensuse 13.2, login manager is lxdm, window manager is i3. When i3 desktop started, the only use the center part of the screen as you see in the below screenshot. If I switch to gnome or lxde ...
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Adobe readers won't display 2 pages in full screen [duplicate]

There's an almost 6 year old question about this (Two-page view in full screen for Adobe Acrobat) that I came across while searching for a solution. In Acrobat Reader DC (version 2015.020.20042) on a ...
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Where's the autohide taskbar option in Windows 10?

I am currently running Windows 10 and I recently ran into an issue. When I go full-screen in programs like Photoshop the taskbar does not autohide. If I right-click on the taskbar and go into ...
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Fullscreen Gap in Google Chrome

I have two different monitors on my computer with Windows 10. They have entirely different resolutions. The left one is set at 1920 x 1080 and the right one is at 1680 x 1050. The right one is the ...
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Minecraft crashes upon fullscreen

Both pressing F11 and turning on fullscreen in video settings closes the game and reopens the launcher. This happens in both modded and unmodded in all versions. It's apparently is happening outside ...
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How do I stop fullscreen games from minimizing when I click on another window on my second monitor?

I am trying to play a game that doesn't have a borderless window mode, and I don't want to use the normal windowed mode on the game. I use two monitors, one as a large main monitor, and one as ...
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Full screen view in LibreOffice Draw?

I'm not seeing an option to view in fullscreen in LibreOffice draw, even after checking the "view" tab. Am I missing something or is basic fullscreen functionality not included in LibreOffice Draw? ...
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How to take partial screen shot in Full Screen mode?

I use VISIO and hitting PF5 brings the full screen display of the diagram. I want to be able to take a shot of rectangle areas in the full-screen mode. I don't want to use print screen to file then ...
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How to get true fullscreen in VirtualBox with Windows guest?

This is what I don't want: Is there some way to make guest os fullscreen and scaled? I'm using Virtualbox 5.1.2 with a Windows guest and an OS X El Capitan host.
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How to stop .bat files from running in background?

I'm facing a strange problem after change the Screen configuration on my PC, the story is that before I identify my graphics card I used to use the CMD in full screen (windows 7), and whenever I run a ...
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4k Monitor fullscreen video playback in a pip window

I’m blessed with having a 43” 4k monitor at work, and as well, at home. I have both a MacBook Pro Retina and windows desktop computer hooked up to them. I love working on the monitors but I have one ...
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Is there any way to hide the taskbar on the full screen start menu?

Is there any way in Windows 10 to hide the taskbar on the full screen start menu mode? I want to hide it so It can looks like Windows 8
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How to go totally fullscreen in a st terminal on a PocketC.H.I.P.?

I use the st terminal emulator on a PocketCHIP. Unfortunately, I have grey borders on the right and the bottom of the screen. It looks like the terminal is not full screen. How can I maximize the st ...
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How to go full screen in a terminal on PocketC.H.I.P.?

How can I get rid of the menu bar at the top of the terminal app on a PocketC.H.I.P? It would be nice to hide the scrollbar as well. Is it even possible to disable the scroll bar and the menu bar in ...
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Playing old low-res game causes maximized apps to fill only part of the screen

I had some maximized Google Chrome windows open. I ran StarCraft Broodwar, taking care to first open this window as color fix. The game ran fullscreen in a low resolution, as expected. Then I closed ...