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Remove a floating menu bar from full-screen Flash videos Web Browsers
Under Safari and 10.6, I've noticed an annoying problem: All too frequently, when I go to full-screen on a YouTube or other Flash video, the menu bar 'forgets' to disappear. It's really easy to fix.

Just click on the menu bar! Yup. That easy. Click on a menu, an app up there, or even (as I've found) just on the whitespace.

[crarko adds: I haven't tested this one. I don't really watch that much full-screen video on my Mac, so I don't notice this. If someone observes this in 10.5 or earlier, let us know in the comments, please.]
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Remove a floating menu bar from full-screen Flash videos
Authored by: crisss1205 on Mar 21, '11 01:41:43PM

I am always encountering this when I play some games too, like CityVille on Facebook and it reall annoying. Found this tip out by accident a while ago. Hopefully they fix this. (and it's Also the dock that forgets to hide)



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Remove a floating menu bar from full-screen Flash videos
Authored by: Fofer on Mar 27, '11 11:28:42AM

I noticed this issue specifically when I'd installed the 64-bit version of Flash (called "Square" Preview.)

To work around it, I found (and grew quite fond of) a slick utility called MegaZoomer:
http://ianhenderson.org/megazoomer.html

It relies on SIMBL, but works quite well with no side-effects I've found. It's nice to be able to make ANY app go fullscreen, quickly hiding the menubar and dock... mentally preparing for this iOS-inspired feature to arrive on MacOS with Lion later this year.

When Flash 10.3 release came out, I installed that instead, and now don't experience this issue quite nearly as much. I kept MegaZoomer installed just because I really like the feature.



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