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Firefox turns off fullscreen mode after switching to another programme or desktop.

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  • Last reply by aluca

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When i alt-tab or just switch to another programme or desktop from firefox in full screen, the full screen mode is turned off.

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This is expected behavior. However if you would like to see this change I would be happy to file a bug with the expected behavior attached. Can you please provide the steps you take in order to do this?

Modified by guigs

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I also ran across another work around today: It looks like there was an about:config entry that was created, but is no longer in the current build. It may be possible to create a new entry and add it back: http://www.shdon.com/blog/2012/11/24/browser-tip-keep-video-full-screen-w...

Made via: bug 724554

Please be warned that this will change the default of your installation, but I do not know how this will affect other functionalities of the browser.

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Sry, tried but can't find the full-screen-api.exit-on-deactivate command.

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aluca said

Sry, tried but can't find the full-screen-api.exit-on-deactivate command.

turned on and off all full screen commands, back to normal : )