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Full-screen mode is a feature by which supported apps can present a window that takes up the whole screen, with no Dock or Menu Bar visible.

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Chrome hangs when hitting ESCape in a fullScreen video window

Chrome is able to show fullscreen videos but it can not reset the video standard mode. The audio still plays but chrome has altogether frozen: all other chrome windows are also frozen and no new ...
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App doesn't go "true" fullscreen occasionally

I'm using a Macbook Pro with M2 chip and Sonoma 14.4.1. Sometimes I found my app doesn't go fullscreen such that even after clicking the green full-screen button or holding and selecting "full-...
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Force mouse to hide in full screen

When playing some full screen players like Discovery+ in MacOS Sonoma (M2 Chip Macbook Pro), the mouse just stays on top in full screen. This is annoying as I can never really hide the mouse. Is there ...
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Show banner notifications even in full screen

I'm running MacOS Ventura 13.4.1. I have noticed that when I am in full screen (in apps such as google chrome), I don't see banner notifications. If I do get notifications during these times, I only ...
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Script to move programs to predefined window/desktop configurations [duplicate]

I want to have a specific window/desktop configuration to remain (or switch to). In detail, I want certain programs to be fullscreen at all times and some in fullsplitscreen (which are respectively on ...
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Is there a way to re-size the XQuartz window?

I am using a Macbook Pro (16-inch 2019, OSX 12.6.5) with X2go to connect to a remote Linux unit. When I connect my Macbook to a secondary display, using the "extended display mode", XQuartz ...
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How to make an app really full screen?

I am using macOS Ventura 13.4 (22F66). I am using Adobe Audition and I want to make it REALLY full screen. I have the Dock hidden and also the menu bar. I click on Audition's green button and there is ...
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Why does my main screen go blank if I make an app fullscreen on external monitor?

I have a Mac running Ventura 13.3.1. If I have external monitor connected and I put my browser window into fullscreen mode (on the external monitor), the main Mac's screen becomes blank. Sometimes ...
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Why does the fullscreen button go missing in Firefox?

Sometimes in MacOS Ventura 13.2, I notice that the close, minimize, and fullscreen buttons on Firefox are missing. The only way I know to get them back is to exit the browser and open it again. Is ...
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How to move an application window to another screen and switch to virtual-desk?

I have 2 screens. On the left screen(A) I have an app in fullscreen mode (as example: iTerm). If it try to move an application(as example: Chrome) from the right screen(B) to the left screen(A), it ...
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How do you prevent the dock from jumping between monitors in macOS without unchecking the "Displays have separate Spaces" option in multidisplay rig?

I have a multimonitor setup. By default the Displays have separate Spaces settign is checked in MacOS, and it causes the dock to hop between monitors if you hover your mouse at the bottom of any of ...
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Is there a way to disable reminders of how to leave full screen mode?

At some point when I updated I started getting little toast notices whenever I swapped from a windowed screen to a full-screen screen. I use desktop spaces frequently, so I see this dozens of times ...
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How to disable this toast from appearing when I enter or exit fullscreen: "Press (fn) F to exit full screen"? [duplicate]

How to disable this toast from appearing when I enter or exit fullscreen: "Press (fn) F to exit full screen"? This toast stays there for quite a few seconds and I don't like that. I see this ...
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Hide Toolbar while in full screen mode

I am talking about the toolbar that appears under the menubar when hovering over it with the mouse (with red closing & green fullscreen button) As I'm using keyboard shortcuts to go in fullscreen ...
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How to go fullscreen with multiple instances of an application started in a shell script on OSX?

This script somewhat works, it sets one or a couple of instances fullscreen once they are clicked on. Looking for a way to go fullscreen with each one after another. set REAKTOR to "Reaktor 6&...
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Switch to fullscreen application switches to Desktop instead of app (after testing then disabling Stage Manager)

I have reviewed all related questions that I found and have not found any that seem to address my specific problem, and I believe I have tested all permutations of the various configurations. My ...
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ScreenTime: macOs Fullscreen Bug?

We have configured our kids' devices to use Apple's Screentime limits. This works more or less well on iOS, having disabled Safari because it's per-domain handling of screentime limits is confusing. ...
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Preview fullscreen starts at two pages but reverts to continuous scroll

When I open a pdf file in Preview and click full screen, Preview defaults to the "Two Pages" view option, which I prefer. However, every time I come back after being away from the computer, ...
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Prevent macOS Ventura from create separate desktop space while in full-screen [duplicate]

I am using base 14" MacBook Pro running macOS Ventura. It is hooked to j5create triple monitor docking station with two external display, passthrough power delivery and Logitech Unifying Receiver ...
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Bind fullscreen app for specific Desktop

Is it possible to bind an app to Desktop? For instance, I want to have Safari app in fullscreen mode on Desktop 2, but when I enter to fullscreen mode, Safari creates it's own space. My eventual goal ...
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Dock disappears on main display when focus on 2nd display's full screen app

Main display (the one with the Menu Bar set to it in System Settings) is in normal desktop mode. Dock is visible. 2nd display has an application open in full screen mode. The moment I put my focus on ...
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Fullscreen Split View Not Working

I have read there are two methods of triggering a fullscreen split view - one by pressing and holding the green button and a second by going fullscreen with one app, then dragging and dropping another ...
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Microsoft Outlook event reminders not showing on fullscreen apps

I use a MacBook Pro and Microsoft Outlook for work, as well as an external monitor that I use as my primary (the built-in display is my secondary). I also frequently use applications in full-screen ...
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How to full screen chrome tab on a mac

I recently switched to a Mac M1 from Windows, and I'm trying to full-screen a Chrome tab so you can't see the search bar, bookmarks bar, and all the other tabs. On Windows, I'm used to pressing F11 ...
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Enable Firefox video player full screen mode as default mode for other applications

Videos in Firefox when made fullscreen do not create a new space, but rather sit on the same desktop as other content. Is there a way to make this happen by default for all windows in macOS? I assume ...
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How to make Menubar visible in full screen but hide in full screen video?

New to Mac, got 14" MacBook Pro 2021 (with notch). macOS 12.5. Want to have Menu bar visible in fullscreen mode (so that notch screenspace would be in use rather than just left out black) BUT at ...
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How to keep transparency on fullscreen windows?

I'm trying to put Emacs in transparency mode. It works, but only when its window is not on fullscreen mode: But as soon as I fullscreen the window, it breaks it : The reason I'm posting this here ...
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"Fake" Full-screening a browser window (with no edges) so it doesn't take priority & can have other things full-screened over it?

I'm running a stage show using a projector & Q-lab, and am looking for this solution. On the projector, I need a browser window full-screened with NO visible edges. The window has interactable ...
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My secondary monitor behave like main monitor even it is in extended mode

I'm using Mackbook Pro 2016 13 inch. I recently changed settings of a live wallpaper app called iwall, which were settings for displaying live wallpaper on secondary monitor and change lockscreeen ...
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Switching between multiple full screen windows of a the same app across multiple displays

I have two full screen windows of VSCode open, with ⌘+Tab I can switch between apps but not multiple windows of the same app. With Ctrl+Arrow Keys I can navigate between windows inside a single screen ...
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Preview changing default fullscreen view option to continuous scroll

I would like to open preview windows in full screen and I would like to see them in continuous scroll mode as default. I already changed opening for the first time to continuous scroll it works for ...
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Is there any program to draw on the screen during full screen presentations via Zoom? Device: MacBook Air

I am holding a presentation and want to write (with a Wacom graphic tablet) on the screen while presenting. My slides are created in Keynote, but I can use the exported .pdf document as well. So far I'...
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Full screen PDF with Preview on Monterey

I have a presentation in PDF and I want it on full screen. How to get one? When I use Preview full screen or slideshow I always get that black frame. I previously have had presentations in PowerPoint ...
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Is there a way to force fullscreen on apps that have fixed screen sizes? or to define screen size when launching the app?

Can be done on windows by making a shortcut for a program and adding something like " -screen-width 1920 -screen-height 1080 -screen-fullscreen 1" to target in properties, looking for way to ...
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Chrome on macOS fullscreen shortcut unexpectedly changed

I know for sure I didn't change it but somehow my Chrome browser's shortcut to enter or exit fullscreen mode has been changed to this combo (instead of Ctrl+Cmd+F). I've looked and found some answers ...
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Google Chrome toolbar space problem

When I'm opening a new window in google chrome then chrome is taking a huge empty space below the apple menu bar.
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Bug in Preview: How do I hide slideshow controls when viewing a full screen PDF?

Preview has two distinct kinds of full screen mode: The normal full screen mode that most macOS applications have (View > Enter Full Screen) Preview's special slideshow mode (View > Slideshow) ...
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How to disable the title bar in fullscreen?

In MacOS Monterey when my cursor goes on the menu bar while in full screen the title bar for the application drops down. This makes it rather difficult to quickly switch tabs, as when drag my cursor ...
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is there a way to shift the top of the screen down in full screen mode in iTerm2?

I just got a new 14" macbook pro, which I love so much.. However, as soon as I launched iTerm2 and went into full screen mode, I said "uh oh" as I noticed my tabs were covered by the &...
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Monterey - Disable fading animation when switching between fullscreen windows

I am happy to see that, in Monterey, the "swiping animation" that happened when switching between fullscreen windows has disappeared. But now there is instead a fading animation, that ...
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How can I make Opera not open new windows in full screen when it has other windows open in full screen?

Here's the behavior I see: have 1 or more windows in Opera open, all in full-screen command-tab from app B to Opera command-n Opera opens a new window and immediately full-screens it I want to be ...
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How to change the time until the menu bar shows in fullscreen mode

Is there a way to increase the delay until the menu bar shows when the mouse pointer touches the top of the screen when in Full Screen view?
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How to activate single-click to navigate to fullscreen application?

I am currently on macOS Big Sur and if I have a fullscreen application open (another space) I can't simply single-click on the Dock icon to navigate to this space. I have to double click the Dock icon ...
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How to never show bar in full screen [duplicate]

This "new" functionality almost makes me regret buying a new Macbook. How on earth do I turn off the menu showing when the mouse hits the top? It's so incredibly annoying... I went full ...
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2014 Mac mini on 2 monitors no screen extension option available. Just mirror and regular left right views. Can this be done and how?

I have 2 monitors on my late 2014 Mac mini with Big Sur latest version but no option of screen extension, just mirror and regular left and right set up. I wonder if this can be done. I need to have ...
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With dual monitors, changing one desktop will change the desktop of the other screen as well

Since I updated my Mac (I'm using a Mac Mini M1, macOS Big Sur 11.2.3), it has a strange behavior now. I have 2 screens. There is a mirror-like effect but not completely mirrored on both. I have the ...
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Macbook - put my application in space without full screen mode

I am using Macbook Pro and I like to have different applications running in multiple spaces. When I drag my application to a new space it automatically enters in full screen mode. In my terminal, one ...
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Double click on Safari title bar to fit screen

When I double-click on the title bar of most Apps they automatically fit the whole screen. If I do so in Safari it only fits the height. If I want it to fit the width as well I have to double click ...
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Why are my menu bar and windows in my monitor going out of the screen edge? [duplicate]

This issue is really driving me nuts for a while. I have a Mac Book Pro and using a usb C hub with an hdmi port. I am running a HDMI connector to my monitor. Its fairly decent. Acer 27P with 1080 p ...
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Mac Preview app: Background color in full screen mode

The macOS Preview app has the option to change the background color (the one behind, say, a pdf file). However, in fullscreen mode it seems that the background color remains unchanged. Is this a bug? ...
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