Something like fscommand("fullscreen", true); that works on the web?

Im trying to g fullscreen when the user presses a button. when I use this on my computer:

 fscommand("fullscreen", true);

It works, but once it is online it doesnt. Is there a way to have a fullscreen flash movie on the web? (without the menubar, rollbars, taskbar etc) ?

Ive looked everywhere.

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muxxterConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I think you're right, you can't set the current window to fullscreen. However, you can resize it:


If you set the width and height to numbers bigger than the screen, the window will only get as big as the screen. Also, if you're willing to open a new window, you can do that from the flash document but using a getURL:

on (release) {

The getURL may need to be on one line, but it does work. I've tried it using Mozilla and IE. Let me know if you need something else.

Hi DanielWachy.

You'll have to get fscommand to tell JavaScript to do it for you. In the webpage code, add a javascript function:

<swfDocumentName>_DoFSCommand(command, args) {
    if (command == "fullscreen") {
        if (args == "true") {
            // Do javascript fullscreen command here (I'm not sure what it is)
        else {
            // Un-fullscreen

Where <swfDocumentName> is the name of the .swf file you're embedding into the page. (eg. thingy.swf -> thingy_DoFSCommand())
This function will now listen for any fscommand calls you send to it by thingy.swf.

DanielWachyAuthor Commented:
I see what you did here. At first I was very excited but basically, this way you are still depending on a javascript function for the fullscreen. right ? and thats the main problem. There doesnt seem to be a way in java to get the current screen go to fullscreen.
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