Some apps allow their windows to be viewed in full screen, such as Google Chrome, which is really good.

Wondering if there is a shortcut to do it?

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ctrl++F works for Safari and Chrome.

The ^ is old unix style for ctrl, which is why the option in the menu is:

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While the answer above only works for both Safari and Chrome, the following shortcut works only for Chrome and Firefox:


  • Rant: iTunes uses ⌘f, so it's now impossibly hard to access the search/filter box with the keyboard only. Argh! Jan 5, 2012 at 17:00
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    Not Rant: A caret (^) is the symbol for Control, old unix users represent copy/paste as ^c ^v. Aside from the incorrect capital F (IMO), that screenshot indicates 'Control+Command+f', and your answer indicates the same combination. Jan 5, 2012 at 17:01
  • Ah, something new to remember! Still, it is somewhat unintuitive for the average user. BTW: You can access the iTunes search box via ALT+CMD+F.
    – gentmatt
    Jan 5, 2012 at 17:16

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