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Old Jul 20, 2011, 11:19 AM   #1
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Full Screen in Mac OS X Lion?

Sorry for being an absolute douche guys, but I can't figure out the Shortcut Key to put apps into full screen in Lion?

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Does anyone have a clue?
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 11:32 AM   #2
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Sorry for being an absolute douche guys, but I can't figure out the Shortcut Key to put apps into full screen in Lion?
^⌘F
Does anyone have a clue?
You got it JJ...
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 11:37 AM   #3
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If you don't know the keys, it's Control + Command + F.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 11:54 AM   #4
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I use the arrows in the top right and ESC to exit. However I'm having a problem with Chrome. It goes into full screen but ESC dont return it. How do you shortcut OUT of full screen and does it work with Chrome.

I have had to close/restart Chrome to exit full screen mode.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 11:58 AM   #5
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If you don't know the keys, it's Control + Command + F.
When I hit this nothing happens in Safari or Chrome.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 01:13 PM   #6
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When I hit this nothing happens in Safari or Chrome.
Works for me in Safari. Does the option appear in the View menu?
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 01:20 PM   #7
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Works for me in Safari. Does the option appear in the View menu?
How do you return a window from full screen?

Control + Command + f = nothing for me?
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 01:34 PM   #8
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CMD + Shift + F
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 02:14 PM   #9
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CMD + Shift + F
Strange but that doesn't work either.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 02:24 PM   #10
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ctrl + cmd + F is in the view menu, but doesn't work here either. Tried it on Safari and Mail.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 02:37 PM   #11
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Found it! Evernote uses the same shortcut for it's search. Open Evernote and in the preferences click that shortcut and change it to something else.

Now the Full-screen shortcut works.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 03:08 PM   #12
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Found it! Evernote uses the same shortcut for it's search. Open Evernote and in the preferences click that shortcut and change it to something else.

Now the Full-screen shortcut works.
Thanks, that fixed Full Screen. Now how do I fix Exit Full Screen?
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 06:04 PM   #13
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Thanks, that fixed Full Screen. Now how do I fix Exit Full Screen?
Scroll to the top of the screen and at the very top right you click the arrows pointing inward box...

Or you can press the same keys and it will revert back....
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 06:09 PM   #14
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Scroll to the top of the screen and at the very top right you click the arrows pointing inward box...

Or you can press the same keys and it will revert back....
I don't see the arrows-pointing-inward button in Chrome.
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Old Jul 20, 2011, 06:41 PM   #15
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I don't see the arrows-pointing-inward button in Chrome.
same here i can find no way to take chrome out of full screen

apart from that ..loving lion
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 11:38 AM   #16
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Reverting from Full Screen in Chrome

Shift + Command + F works for me as a toggle in all apps. All "full screen" compatible apps have the "outward pointing arrows" at the top right to make them go full screen. MOST full screen apps will then have the "inward pointing arrows" at the top right of the screen (next to the Spotlight icon) that will cause the app to go back to windowed mode.

The inward pointing arrows are NOT available at the top right of the screen when in Chrome in Full Screen app mode - you'll need to use the Keyboard Shortcut.
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Old Jul 23, 2011, 08:26 PM   #17
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thanks, this works for my chrome.
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Old Jul 25, 2011, 06:40 PM   #18
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Uhm... I have a question about the full screen, too.

Why is the transition animation so so ugly? And is there any way to change it? (I thought there might be an option somewhere like the minimizing animation option.)
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