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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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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Google Hangouts screen sharing: Remove the bottom strip with users, etc

I mean to use Google Hangouts to share my screen. The other party sees a strip of, say, 15% of the total height, at the bottom part with a few buttons (hangup, etc.), his picture, and other stuff. I ...
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WIN10: Minecraft game flickering on fullscreen when volume slider is visible

When I play Minecraft in fullscreen and I change the volume using the keyboard (which makes the volume slider visible on the top-left side of the screen) the screen flashes in black for a split second ...
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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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Moving a space to another screen on Mac Catalina

I use 2 27' displays each with a split view (so in total 4 apps in full screen, each taking 1/2 a a display). I usually move there split-screen spaces from one monitor to another to adapt to my ...
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IE how to get Full screen with no maximize

Is there a way to get the layout from 'full screen view' (F11) without automatically resizing the window? I mean, I'd like to see only the site frame, and hide the navigation bar, the other tabs, and ...
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Pinch-to-zoom in the Youtube mobile internet version

I have a Huawei p30 Pro with a screen ratio of 19.5 to 9. In the Youtube app you can pinch to zoom. Is there a way to this on Youtube mobile version for browsers? I tried the pinch to zoom gesture on ...
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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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Chrome in full screen view automatically changing to desktop

When I go full screen mode with a Chrome window, the window will automatically slide away and change to desktop. I'm using Mac OS and it goes up to Mission. I pull it back down and the same thing ...
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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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Force X application to run in a Window

I'm running X server 1.20.3, with i3 as a window manager. Some steam game are trying to run in full screen. I want them to run in a window. Is there a way to make X not honor their request to go to ...
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Full screen apps (games) cause screen to turn on and off, but only if computer ran overnight [duplicate]

The problem: Running any game in full screen causes the screen to turn on and off. It goes completely black for 1-2 seconds, then turns back on. This will keep happening at uneven intervals. Sometimes ...
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Samsung Curved Monitor Distorted Display

This new 24 inch curved monitor works just fine when I checked it by connecting with my laptop, but whenever I connect it to my old custom built PC, the screen dims randomly, goes dark and flickers ...
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How to stop taskbar from popping up on FullScreen games in Windows 10?

Just like this: ReCore game. It's on fullscreen but when I move the mouse to bottom the taskbar will show up like in the picture. Or when I move the mouse to the top another bar shows up. How do I ...
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How to re-enable proper full screen mode in chrome with display of toolbar on hover on macos?

Chrome 69/70 breaks fullscreen mode on mac. Whereas previously you could use a tab in fullscreen mode and hover near the top to reveal all the tabs, now tabs toolbar are either permanently visible in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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