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Better fullscreen support on touch screen devices (including Surface!)

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adamrdrew
Occasional Visitor

Edge says "Press F11 to exit fullscreen" when I don't have a keyboard attached. I read in fullscreen a lot without a keyboard. Please make the little popup tell us how to actually exit fullscreen when a keyboard isn't attached - I always just sort of flail around doing random things until the little X appears.

 

Also, in old Edge swiping down while in full screen showed the app chrome (address bar, tabs, etc) without exiting full screen. That was an awesome feature. Please bring that back. I am constantly entering and exit full screen to switch tabs and stuff.

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Hi @adamrdrew, I find that if I tap and hold near the top of the screen, the 'X' button pops up and I can exit full-screen mode.  I agree that this is hard to discover, though (and may not be the intended way, just the way I get it to show).  I will talk with the developers and see if there is a way to discern if a keyboard is attached, or if the device supports touch, and change the string.  Thanks - Elliot

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