[OT] attn: Allen -was(Re: Alternate option f11 gain access to - minimize)

Thorny thorntreehome at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 14:02:13 UTC 2009

On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 06:38:41 -0700, Thorny posted:

> On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 06:01:27 -0600, allen meyers posted:
>> On a much more frequent basis my available screen takes over everything.
>> Depressing f11 either once or twice only revels the - a nano second. And
>> in gmail when this happens even bookmarks and as an example clicking
>> Ubuntu forum does nothing. The screen is like frozen. Again to make
>> myself clear pressing f11 only moves the screen down for a moment.
>> Please advise
> Allen, it always a good idea to remember that we aren't looking over your
> shoulder at your screen, so you need to describe the environment as if we
> are blind (because, in essence, we are to what you are seeing. When I read
> your post, I am trying to form an image in my mind of what you are looking
> at so I can try and think of how to answer you.
> Presumably, you're writing about the behaviour of your Firefox, but I'm
> just guessing with that. F11 should toggle full-screen mode of the
> browser, and it does with mine. If we are indeed talking about Firefox, do
> you have any add-ons (extensions) loaded, what version is your FF? Does
> this "takeover" happen in relation to any specific conditions (things you
> are trying to do at the time), on a seemingly random basis or all the
> time?

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