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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6 Web Browsers
Just a quick note to mention that Firefox version 3.6 brings Firefox's 'Full Screen' feature for the Mac for the first time -- try it out by selecting View » Full Screen. Once enabled, it actually goes into true full screen mode just like its Windows counterpart: the menu bar disappears, the toolbar and URL entry area vanish, as does the Dock. Cool!

[robg adds: To exit full screen mode, just press Shift-Command-F again.]
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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: OverZealous on Feb 11, '10 08:10:48AM

I've been running the beta of 3.6 on my netbook hackintosh just for this reason.

Another awesome thing about 3.6 is they finally are supporting multiple monitors and window positioning correctly. I've always used my second monitor (sans dock) for Firefox, but 3.5 and earlier would start up leaving a gap at the bottom of the screen where the Dock would be. FF would also tend to restart in the original location, even if I shut it down from a different monitor.

Now, 3.6 properly handles both monitors, remembers where to open, etc. It's a great improvement for us multi-monitor Mac users.

Another trick: if you add the full-screen toolbar button beside the address bar (right-click on the toolbar and choose Customize), you can toggle between full-screen and normal with a single button. All of the buttons on the address toolbar are accessible in full-screen mode (just mouse to the top).



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: mkhaw on Feb 11, '10 08:19:27AM

On my Snow Leopard MBP, a thin strip (3 pixels?) remains at the top of the screen. Mousing over it pops down the toolbar, at the extreme right of which is a button (not normally present) with 2 arrows pointing diagonally inward to each other. Clicking that button undoes the full screen mode.



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: Anonymous on Feb 11, '10 08:23:54AM

...because the Mac browsing experience is always judged relative to that of Windows.



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: ardgedee on Feb 11, '10 08:25:38AM

The F11 key also toggles full-screen mode.



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: rpaege on Feb 11, '10 12:28:42PM

Now if the printing crash was fixed in 3.6 it would be a very useful browser.



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: dandj on Feb 11, '10 02:45:25PM

Slightly off-topic but I've used MegaZoomer from http://ianhenderson.org/megazoomer.html to zoom *all* Mac windows to full screen (no Menu Bar, no Dock etc).

Works well and I've had no problems with it.



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: Aduro on Feb 11, '10 05:47:11PM

What if the disk isn't registering entirely, the drive won't bring it up at all, what should I do?



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: DogDutyAscetic on Feb 12, '10 06:52:13PM

I was waiting for that feature! Thanx for the tip. And dandj thanx for the addon. That's quite cool.



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autostart full-screen?
Authored by: ericexplo on Apr 13, '10 01:47:56PM

this is a great new feature! bout time.
along these lines, any way to push firefox to full-screen on startup? can do this on windows with a command line switch...



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Use true full-screen browsing mode in Firefox 3.6
Authored by: ericexplo on Apr 13, '10 03:39:50PM

aaand the answer:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1568



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