screenshotFull Screen Button  |  Download Easily switch to full-screen view from toolbar!

Some of the important features of the Full Screen Button addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Full Screen Button.

In short, Full Screen Button addon can easily full screen the active tab or video element via your browsers toolbar. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

5 Reasons to Use Full Screen Button

  • Has a toolbar button to maximize the current tab.

  • Can maximize the current video if its playing instead of the active tab.

  • Very lite addon with no significant CPU and RAM usage.

  • Supports keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+Shift+F).

  • Currently available for Chrome and Opera browsers only.

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Full Screen Button?

    Full Screen Button is a simple, easy-to-use and lite addon for your browser that helps you full-screen the current tab. There is also an option which let you maximize the active video element (if it is playing) instead of the tab. Please note that, you can disable this setting from the options page. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts to maximize the active tab. Default keyboard shortcut is (Ctrl+Shift+F) but you can change this combination at any time (Google Chrome only).

  • 2. How to use Full Screen Button addon?

    Working with this addon is very easy. As mentioned above, simply click on the toolbar icon (button) to maximize the active tab. Please note that, you can use the keyboard shortcuts as well (Ctrl+Shift+F). For any webpage with a video element, if the video is playing and you click on the toolbar button, the video will be maximized instead of the active tab. You can also disable this feature from the options page.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Full Screen Button?

    To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.

  • 4. How to add or remove the toolbar button in Chrome?

    In order to hide the toolbar button in chrome, simply right-click on the toolbar icon and then click on the - Hide in Chrome menu - item.

  • 5. Why this addon is not available for Firefox browser?

    Currently the full screen API cannot be activated via toolbar button in Firefox browser. If this limitation is alleviated, this extension will be released for the Firefox browser as well.

  • 6. How to access Full Screen Button settings in Chrome?

    In order to open the options page, please right click on the toolbar button and then click on the - Options - button. Alternatively, you can open the extensions tab in your browser and then click on the options button below the addons name.

  • 7. How to install Full Screen Button in your Chrome browser?

    In order to install Full Screen Button, please head to Chrome Web Store website, find Full Screen Button addon (or use the download link in this page which directs you to the chrome web store page) and then click on the - Add to Chrome - button.

  • 8. How to uninstall Full Screen Button from your Chrome browser?

    To uninstall Full Screen Button head to chrome extensions page, find the addon and then click on the trash icon next to the addons name.


Reporting Bugs

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