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Switch between fullscreen and windowed mode

bjartebjarte Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

I just installed PMC on an old Mac Mini running Ubuntu 12.10 x64. The first couple of times I ran PMC it worked fine, but now it always starts in windowed mode, for some reason.

 

Is there a way to switch between windowed and fullscreen mode?

 

How do I force PMC to start up in fullscreen mode?

 

Any help is greatly appreaciated!

Best Answer

  • BigWheelBigWheel Posts: 9,982Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    Accepted Answer

    its the "\" key to switch. or in Prefs>system>video.  it should stay that way after a it relaunches. if not i would think it is not saving the pref file correctly. I unfortunately don't know where that pref file would be

    Logs > https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/201869908-Log-Files

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  • BigWheelBigWheel Posts: 9,982Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    Accepted Answer

    its the "\" key to switch. or in Prefs>system>video.  it should stay that way after a it relaunches. if not i would think it is not saving the pref file correctly. I unfortunately don't know where that pref file would be

    Logs > https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/201869908-Log-Files
  • bjartebjarte Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Thank you. "\" worked perfectly. Plex remembers the setting, so no problems now.

  • debsondebson Posts: 1Members

    Where would I enter "\" to make this work?? My 3D (technically all) movies are starting in windowed mode and I need them to be fullscreen. This really doesn't affect playback of 2D movies, but screws up the overlay of HSBS and TAB 3D files.

    Running PMS on a Windows 7 PC, streaming to a Zeki Media Box connected to my Vizio 3d tv thru HDMI.

    Any help is greatly appreciated!

  • BigWheelBigWheel Posts: 9,982Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee
    debson wrote on September 19 2013, 3:50 AM: »

    Where would I enter "\" to make this work?? My 3D (technically all) movies are starting in windowed mode and I need them to be fullscreen. This really doesn't affect playback of 2D movies, but screws up the overlay of HSBS and TAB 3D files.

    Running PMS on a Windows 7 PC, streaming to a Zeki Media Box connected to my Vizio 3d tv thru HDMI.

    Any help is greatly appreciated!

    that is the \ key on your keyboard when you are using Plex Media Center or Plex Home Theater on Windows, OS X or Linux. From what i can tell a  Zeki Media Box is an Android based system in which case ask in the Android section of forums. Cuz that is a completely different client.

    Logs > https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/201869908-Log-Files
  • emrecnlemrecnl Posts: 12Members ✭✭

    Anybody know how do I disabled "\" key for switching fullscreen and windowed?

  • Monte KayMonte Kay Posts: 9Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    @BigWheel said:
    its the "\" key to switch. or in Prefs>system>video.  it should stay that way after a it relaunches. if not i would think it is not saving the pref file correctly. I unfortunately don't know where that pref file would be

    That would be great if it worked but it doesn't.

    thanks,
    mk

  • BigWheelBigWheel Posts: 9,982Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    that was a post from 3 years ago on a product we no longer make or support

    Logs > https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/201869908-Log-Files
  • mickburkemickburke Posts: 41Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    So where is it now? My current install (Windows 7) won't let me get out of full screen mode... Tried f11 which is kinda universal, but it flashes like it's accessing the size of the screen, but then stays full screen.

    Thanks!

  • BigWheelBigWheel Posts: 9,982Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    Where is what now? this thread is about the app "Plex Home Theater". We no longer make or support at all. It is not available for download from us.

    Logs > https://support.plex.tv/hc/en-us/articles/201869908-Log-Files
  • mickburkemickburke Posts: 41Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Sorry, I thought it was for the client (Which I forgot was PMP not PMC), but that's what I had searched on, so when I found this I thought it was for the player, and never checked the header. I'll find that forum and ask there.

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