Windows 10 applications like Edge, Netflix or the Paint 3D ship with window controls to minimize, maximize and close the application window.
Some applications, games mostly, may run in fullscreen mode right away, but others seemingly don't have that option at all. What if you want to run a fullscreen application in window mode, or an application like Edge in fullscreen mode?
If you look at Microsoft Edge for instance, you will notice that it only supports maximize but no fullscreen mode.
The decade old shortcut F11 does not work in Microsoft Edge, and if you go through the options you won't find any to launch Edge in fullscreen.
The only option that you have right now is to use a shortcut to launch most Windows 10 application in a dedicated fullscreen mode.
The keyboard shortcut Windows-Shift-Enter toggles the active Windows 10 application between normal and fullscreen mode.
The Microsoft Edge window looks like this in fullscreen mode for instance.
If you hover the mouse cursor over the (hidden) taskbar area, you will notice that it is revealed. The same is true for window controls; simply move the mouse cursor to the top of the screen and the window controls (minimize, maximize and close) are displayed.
You may interact with the taskbar or window controls then, for instance to switch to another application or close the fullscreen application.
Good news is that you may use the very same shortcut to run games or apps that launch in fullscreen mode in windowed mode instead. This may be pinned to one of the sides then for instance, to display two windows next to each other, or to play media or run other programs next to the now-windowed program.
The feature has some caveats
Now You: Do you prefer windowed or fullscreen mode? (via Reddit)
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