Questions tagged [fullscreen]

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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Can I keep the Screen Sharing app from showing the menu bar?

I need to use Mac OS X's screen sharing app a lot to access a remote system (also using Mac OS X). I'm new to Macs and I keep having the following problem: If I leave my mouse cursor within roughly a ...
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True fullscreen browser display

I confess I'm not a regular Mac user so apologies in advance if this is a stupid question. I'm building a web page to be displayed (offline) as a projection on a wall. On the Windows PC, running ...
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Swipe between apps but continue to see the menu bar

What I really like about my Magic Mouse is that I can swipe between apps using two finger swipes. But it only works for apps that are in full screen. That is okay, but I miss the menu bar when those ...
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Force Mac window to become full-screen [duplicate]

I am wondering how to make a window that can’t usually be opened in full-screen (i.e. TextEdit or Dictionary) able to be opened in full-screen by using the full-screen button. Is this possible?
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Jumping between full screens in Yosemite?

I like having many full screens open (in the same ‘space’), but it bothers me that I have to press CMD+right twice to get from 1 to 3; it should be possible to jump directly to 3 with a shortcut like ...
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Yosemite - Use fullscreen (as in proper fullscreen) for apps that don't support it

I am using Mac OSX Yosemite and I actually love the green button fullscreen mode, as in, the one you get when you press the green button with the double arrows. Although that may be because when I ...
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Run 'real VNC Viewer' in full screen mode

Full Screen Mode After updating to Yosemite you can now run applications in 'Full Screen Mode' (Application runs in full screen without the OS X toolbar at the top) if it's supported. Problem I am ...
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Easily check time in Yosemite full screen mode

I'm trying to embrace Yosemite's full screen by default. Mostly I'm getting used to and liking it... except for the fact that without a menu bar I can't check the time at a glance. What are some easy ...
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Yosemite repeatedly tells me to open system preferences to give control to RightZoom but it is checked in system preferences. Whats the matter?

Whenever I reboot Yosemite (MacBook Pro Early 2011 model), it keeps giving me a bunch of these messages. I have included an image of the , but then when it opens up System Preferences, RightZoom is ...
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Missing fullscreen arrows in Mountain Lion

When I run iTap Mobile RDP on my Macbook Pro, I set the Windows resolution to "native", with "fullscreen" off. When I open a connection to Windows, the OS X window shows the usual "fullscreen" arrows ...
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Any way to add Lion full-screen feature for TaskPaper by AppleScript?

I am using TaskPaper and, unlike most Mountain Lion apps, it appears that there is no way to make it go full screen. Would it be possible to use an AppleScript to make it go full screen in the same ...
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Fix app window on spaces change?

I'm working with 2 screens. On the smaller I have documentation open while on bigger I have IDE. When making terminal fullscreen it will go big on one screen(bigger), while making other blank. Is ...
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Growl notifications in Fullscreen Apps

I've just re-installed Growl and noticed it's version 2.0 and for some reason cannot get growl notifications whilst in fullscreen applications like Chrome, Safari or iTunes. The notification is ...
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iTunes full screen movie won't play

I'm using iTunes 10.6.3 64-bit on a 13-inch Mid 2010 MBP running Mountain Lion OSX 10.8.1 When I pause a movie in full-screen mode in iTunes, the resume/play button remains greyed out. The only fix ...
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Mac Powerpoint 2011 “play” presentation w/out full screen?

I'm trying to play a presentation with Powerpoint without seeing it in full screen. (my goal is to take notes on the presentation in a separate window/app). Any ideas how to do this? I want to be ...
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How to restore browser windows at boot [duplicate]

I am looking for a utility that will restore my desktop arrangement for multiple desktops for not only when I plug-in and unplug an external monitor (I.E. Display Maid, which does this well) but also ...
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Persisting Fullscreen Split View Bar

This often happens when I quit apps in fullscren split view mode? Has anyone encountered this too? Any known fix for this?
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Playing videos fullscreen in chrome causes all chrome windows to freeze if attempting to exit FullScreen

The following problem is recent: maybe a few weeks. I am on Mojave on an MBPro 2015 with retina. it seems any video when played in FullScreen will cause the behavior described in the title. This ...
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Mail app randomly opens in split-view full screen while using other apps [duplicate]

I know this issue is well known, I just wanted to know whether there is a real fix for this issue and not just a workaround. Minimizing the mail window didn't work. Unchecking "Prefer opening ...
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How can i get Adobe apps to stay at fullscreen while screen is locked?

Expected Behavior I set Adobe Illustrator to fullscreen on my external monitor. If I lock my screen for the day I expect the application to remain expanded to fullscreen when I unlock my computer. ...
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Completely hide dock in fullscreen, disable show on mouse-over

When running a fullscreen (Windows 10 VM) VMWare Horizon client on Mac OS Mojave, I am experiencing an annoyance where the dock is "auto-showing" when I accidentally mouse-over near the Windows 10 ...
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How to disable menubar in full screen mode? [duplicate]

Currently, in full screen mode, when I move the cursor to the top of the window, the menubar will appear and push the entire window downwards. This is distracting/bad UX especially for apps that have ...
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ESC exits fullscreen mode in Safari. How to disable this? [duplicate]

There are a variety of answers already given to this question. Each of them is a gross, fragile hack. Except the one apparently preferred by the mods, which is a gross, fragile hack which no longer ...
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Is there a way to move all applications from one monitor to another?

Like many, I have an issue where when I plug my laptop back into my dock, all of my full screen applications are on different monitors than they were previously. They stay grouped somehow, but just ...
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Popup screen becomes full screen when application is full screen

I am using Eclipse. When I open popup window (e.g. "Open Resource") and the application is in fullscreen, the popup window also becomes fullscreen too. It is quite annoying. I don't know how to fix it....
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how to display 4:3 full screen game on widescreen monitor without stretching?

I am playing the game Age of Empires 1 on Mac OS Sierra, running on a 11 inch macbook air connected to a 23-inch Acer monitor with native 1920 x 1080 resolution. The game is for Windows and doesn't ...
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Want menu and dock to remain visible when youtube fullscreen and Mission control is NOT set to Displays have seperate Spaces

I found a lot of people wanting to hide the dock and I need the reverse, I'm a developer and like to watch youtube (I use chrome) on one of my multiple monitors while I work on the other two monitors (...
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Is there a way to resize Safari windows while in full screen mode on Safari 6 or higher?

When full screen mode was first introduced the window in Safari was resizable but it seems that it has been disabled or at least disabled by default. Is there a way to bring back this functionality? ...
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Dragging away a fullscreen window on Mac

I have recently switched to Mac after using Linux Mint and still getting used to its UX paradigms. Is it possible to: Go on full screen with a window by clicking on the blue dot. Then drag the ...
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Setting up multiple displays on a MacBook Pro as a single “giga-monitor.”

I have 2 extra monitors on my MacBook Pro. They are positioned like this: I would like to use monitors 1 and 2 as a single giga-monitor. Ideally I would like that VMWare Fusion would recognize them ...
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Can I display the menu bar in full screen mode in Lion? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to always show menubar with fullscreen apps? Is there any way to always display menu bar in full screen mode in Lion?
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Why won't my macbook show the dashboard or fullscreen windows?

I am "stuck" on the desktop. Clicking the dashboard icon does nothing, I cannot use the 4-finger swipe gestures to move to or view the dashboard or any application windows in fullscreen (yes, I have ...
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Why does Safari OS X no longer open full screen, and why won't the little green circle make my window full screen?

I have been watching Netflix on my computer and made the mistake of quickly cleaning my keyboard (pressing a bunch of random buttons) while a video was playing. Ever since, my full screen option won't ...

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