How to make Firefox and websites go full screen

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Firefox can expand to fill your entire screen with its Full Screen feature. It's great for those itty bitty screens on netbooks, making the most of your HDTV or just because you want it to! This article tells all you need to know about it.

Turn on Full Screen

  1. Click the menu button FX57menu on the right side of the toolbar.
  2. Click the full screen button fullscreen menu button 57 .
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  • Click the menu button new FX menu on the right side of the toolbar and select Full Screen.
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To turn off full screen, click on the menu button FX57menu new fx menu and click the full screen icon again to turn it off.

Keyboard Shortcuts

For those with a good memory. Go Full Screen via the keyboard.

  • Toggle Full Screen keyboard shortcut: Press the F11 key.
    Note: On computers with a compact keyboard (such as netbooks and laptops), press the fn + F11 keys.
  • Toggle Full Screen keyboard shortcut: command + Shift + F.
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