Firefox 45.0.1 fullscreen


I used to be able to set Firefox to full screen, then close it using Alt+F4
and when FF was restarted it would open in fullscreen

This no longer works with the current version

I found the followinf script to obtain the same result :
set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.Run "firefox"
WScript.Sleep 2000
WshShell.AppActivate "firefox"
WScript.Sleep 100
WshShell.SendKeys "{F11}"
WScript.Sleep 500

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...but it doesn't seem to work on all machines

Any other solutions or tips ?

Yann ShukorOwnerAsked:
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
start /max firefox.exe

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as .cmd batch should work.
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks Qlemo

unfortunately all that does is open a Windows Explorer window
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
??? They "allowed" choices are: Doesn't open anything, opens a DOS prompt, or runs FireFox. But I cannot imagine why it should open Explorer.
I assume you proivded a path, and used double quotes surrounding the path. Try
start /max "Title" "C:\Path\To\firefox.exe"

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Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
Well, I got it to work, but the result isn't full screen as in F11 full screen
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Cross-checked with my Firefox, and it is the same. F11 switches into Fullscreen Mode, which is nothing else than to maximize the window. However, Firefox remembers the last state, and restores that. So if you press F11, close Firefox, restart Firefox, it should be in Fullscreen Mode.
Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
Exactly my problem
FF doesn't 'remember' the previous state in versions 44 and 45
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
Correction: F11 is kiosk mode, different from maximized ... FF 44 keeps the max., but not kiosk mode.
Looks like you need an FF extension to start / switch into kiosk mode ...

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Yann ShukorOwnerAuthor Commented:
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