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1.3K Points

Thu, Jul 21, 2011 7:14 AM

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Photoshop/Lightroom: Support for full-screen apps in macOS

I must say that full screen apps is a wonderful idea. I can start in such a way some of the apple apps (safari, imail, numbers) - I like switching between them. It will be desirable to enable this option for Ligtroom & Photoshop (both CS and Elements) to behave in similar way under new Mission Control stuff...

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Adobe Administrator

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8.5K Messages

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121.6K Points

4 years ago

As of versions 6.6 and CC2015.6, this is supported in Lightroom. 
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Quality Engineering - Customer Advocacy

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126 Points

Thanks! It's going to be supported in Adobe Photoshop too? soon?

Adobe Administrator

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291.4K Points

It's on our radar.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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306 Points

WE DID IT GUYS! Now we know if something has pretty overwhelming community support it will get on Adobe's radar within 5 years!

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332 Points

Would really like to see this in CC2018. 

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332 Points

Would really like to see this in CC2019.

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192 Points

Photoshop CC 2020 is just released. This feature is not implemented yet. Why? Or you just don't give a fuck about this?

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332 Points

Would really like to see this in CC2020




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1K Points

I had been hoping for it too, it was the first thing I tested.

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368 Points

9 years ago

I would also very much like this feature.

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222 Points

9 years ago

Since Lion is now a few months old, and Lightroom is coming out with a brand new version, it would be great to have Lightroom support full-screen apps in Lion. The Lightroom full-screen feature currently isn't able to take advantage of quickly switching between full-screen apps, which is a HUGE negative. Right now it's the only feature of Aperture that would force me to go back.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom: Support for native Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) full-screen features.

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516 Points

9 years ago

Lightroom should have a true "Full Screen" mode. No borders of any kind.
I should be able to use 100% of my screen to see my photos.
There is no need for borders. The panels could still be accessed by moving the pointer to the edge of the screen.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom: Should have 100% full screen mode.

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354 Points

9 years ago

I agree. I am using the Lightroom 4 trial, and one of the main things holding me back from purchase is the lack of native Lion full screen support. A company as large as Adobe should be able to add these kinds of features fairly quickly :( Here's to hoping for support in 4.1!

I also agree with Roberto. While the black borders with arrows for showing and hiding the panels makes sense for a beginner user, it should be an option to turn this off when in full screen mode. I wish I had that screen real estate for my pictures!

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292 Points

9 years ago

agreed. with Lion out for half a year now, i think it's really ridiculous for Lightroom 4 to ship now without proper ful screen support. imho, it shows a lack of respect for the platform.

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2.4K Points

9 years ago

I'm not craving this feature, but I suspect it will be the task-switching interface of the future for OS X. Perhaps even someday the menu bar will disappear, as on iOS. Windows 8 is getting more full-screen-friendly, too.

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414 Points

9 years ago

I must say I was really disappointed today launching Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta and not seeing Lion fullscreen icon...

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292 Points

9 years ago

indeed. starting to see a system here... :(

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102 Points

9 years ago

Expecting native OSX Lion features features like fullscreen and autosave/versions in Photoshop cs6.

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Native OSX Lion features in Photoshop cs6.

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354 Points

9 years ago

I can see how some people may not use full screen apps or mission control, but as a full-time programmer I have found it to really useful to organize my desktops and open applications with these features. Now that I'm used to full screen apps and mission control, I can't stand when an app doesn't support these OS features. Adobe should at least offer it as an option for Lion users who do utilize these features.

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306 Points

9 years ago

I have always had strange issues using any screen mode of Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign with Mission Control, and previously Expose/Spaces. Having true OS X Fullscreen support would be fantastic for those of us who do include MC in our workflow.

At the risk of being "that guy" who knows nothing about programming and says "It should be so easy to do this!" – I do think extending the current "Application Frame" mode would be the most appropriate option for full screen mode, it already performs (expanded to the full screen size) much like Native Fullscreen apps in Lion, but would be made perfect by playing nice with Mission Control.

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306 Points

9 years ago

Another thought occurred to me. Even for the most masterful of Photoshop users much of the tools in Photoshop are still accessed from the menubar, and in fullscreen mode this is hidden until your cursor moves to the top of the screen.

I imagine for a Photoshop Fullscreen mode to be truly beneficial the functions from the menubar would need to be moved into the application window itself. This might be a major deterrent to this feature's development.

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195.8K Points

"masterful" users rarely use the menubar, just shortcut keys.

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414 Points

I hope that you don't *only* design Photoshop for masterful users. :)

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306 Points

I never buy this thinking, its like Photoshop snobbery. There are a lot of things that are not easily accessible with the keyboard even with custom shortcuts.

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574 Points

In Apple's Full-Screen mode, the menu bar re-appears when you put your cursor at the top of the screen, pause, then push up again.

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414 Points

9 years ago

I already posted more detailed message on Adobe's Photoshop CS6 forums:
http://forums.adobe.com/message/4283975. But I'll post it here too.

I was very disappointed that Photoshop CS6 Beta doesn't have Lion fullscreen mode support. When Lion was launched I was actually foolish enough to think that all Adobe CS5.5 apps will have update within a month to support Lion fullscreen mode. Photoshop's full-screen mode just doesn't function the way I want after I fell in love with Apple's implementation.

When in "Standard Screen Mode" Dock is visible and hiding it isn't solution because I want to see it when on desktop space. And the problem got more momemtum when I switched over to 16:9 screen from 16:10 screen...
When in "Fullscreen Mode with Menubar" the same Dock-problem persists.
When in "Fullscreen Mode" (and press Tab-key to get panels visible), which is quite close to Apple's fullscreen mode, another problem appears – menubar is unaccessible, thus making this mode unusable.

The crude solution is to manually hide Dock everytime I use CS apps for extented time, which is – needless to say – frustrating.

When using multiple CS apps Lion's fullscreen mode would automatically make own desktops for each of them, saving effort to manually make desktops and drag apps into them (Mission Control).

The funny thing is that Lightroom 3 has samekind of fullscreen modes but "true" fullscreen mode which hides Dock, keeps menubar also accessible unlike Photoshop.

Hopefully more Lion features (and Mountain Lion) will come to CS6 apps.

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3.5K Points

You don't have Control-F2 enabled (focus on menu)?
Works in fullscreen mode with cs5.

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414 Points

I just cannot get menu bar to show up in "Fullscreen mode" in CS5.1 or CS6. In Lightroom 3 menu bar shows up.

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320 Points

9 years ago

I think native OS X Lion/Mountain Lion full screen support is a must for Adobe CS6 apps. The way native full screen apps behave, the way you can swipe between them and re-organize them, while still leaving me a "desktop" to do miscellaneous tasks on, has me trained to expect all good software to support this workflow.

Currently when I run an Adobe app, it puts a snag in my workflow, and is in general unpleasant to use compared with other software.

Please implement this in your CS6 apps.