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

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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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Hawke

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This still isn’t done? Lion came out five years ago...
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Can't maximize photoshop on mac.

Photoshop can't be maximized using the green button of the main window in mac OS X, the dock seems to block it, leaving unused space. This issue is very annoying. It would be excellent if you could fix it, making an equivalent of "control + command + f" mode in google chrome 

Please see: https://forums.adobe.com/message/8937066#8937066 for more details
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Photoshop can't be maximized using the green button of the main window in mac OS X, the dock seems to block it, leaving unused space. This issue is very annoying. It would be excellent if you could fix it, making an equivalent of "control + command + f" mode in google chrome 

Please see: https://forums.adobe.com/message/8937066#8937066 for more details

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As of versions 6.6 and CC2015.6, this is supported in Lightroom. 
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Emanuel Valdes

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Thanks! It's going to be supported in Adobe Photoshop too? soon?
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It's on our radar.
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Marshall Hines

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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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Pat Mifsud

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Would really like to see this in CC2018. 
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Pat Mifsud

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Would really like to see this in CC2019.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Photoshop Window Won't Expand To Full Screen On Mac.

Running Mac OS Sierra 10.12.3. When I expand the program with the green button on my Mac. the window remains on the desktop. It does not go into a new tab and the doc does not hide. Using Lightroom the program goes full screen and appears in a new desktop tab. I've called tech support and they can't fix the issue within the program. This is a software glitch that hasn't been fixed in months. 
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This is a problem that goes back quite some time. Lightroom full-screen is very nice, you get all the screen space and the tab is named "Lightroom". I noticed that Nimbus follows the Lightroom model. I don't know why Photoshop doesn't follow suit.

Please Adobe - make the UX consistent for the imaging applications! 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Can't go fullscreen on photoshop..

For a while now i have not been able to go fullscreen in Photoshop. Instead of the 2 arrows you have to expand to window and make it fullscreen. It randomly became a '+' sign. Lightroom isn't affected by this problem, but photoshop cc 2018 is. Contacted the customer service and we have literally tried everything but nothing seems to work. After doing some research i found out this exact problem came up during photoshop 2017 and an older MacOS sierra version.. 

I need to fix this..
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I cannot believe this has not been implemented for Photoshop yet!
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Ovidiu Bratosin

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Adobe, seriously, 5 years and this is not implemented in Photoshop?!