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Move QuickTime full screen controller overlay Apps
OK, this one is in the 'painfully obvious' category now that I know about it ... but just in case I wasn't the only one...

When you are viewing movies in QuickTime's full screen mode, you can move the controls box just by clicking and dragging it. I just never thought of a transparent overlay as a window, so I hadn't ever tried it.

For those of you that don't have Quicktime Pro (I do), there is also this hint (and associated comments) on how to watch movies in full screen mode even if you haven't bought QuickTime Pro.
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Move QuickTime full screen controller overlay
Authored by: Clint MacDonald on Mar 30, '07 08:47:37AM

Here's another trick: if you leave your cursor floating over the semi-transparent controller, it will remain visible. This is useful if you would like to track your timed progress through a long video clip.

Best wishes,
Clint



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VLC Too
Authored by: lullabud on Mar 30, '07 10:27:36AM

This hint applies to full-screen VLC viewing, as does the first reply concerning hovering the mouse over the controller.

I'm not sure if this is because VLC uses the Quicktime API or what, but it's functioned like that for me over the past few releases of VLC.



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Move QuickTime full screen controller overlay
Authored by: boredzo on Mar 30, '07 11:35:13AM
Move QuickTime full screen controller overlay
Authored by: r2242 on Mar 30, '07 02:32:51PM

Also true in Mail.app slideshow.



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iPhoto?
Authored by: zoomlines on Apr 01, '07 04:47:51AM

Does anyone know how to do the same in the iPhoto slideshow? The controller overlay is pretty big and it's annoying when it appears and you have to wait for it to disappear to see the photo.



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