How do I disable the application frame in Photoshop?

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Can the Photoshop UI be updated so that it behaves like the rest of the CC family: allow the tools to be in full screen mode even when there aren't any files open, and remove the unneeded dark grey background when there are no files open. Right now, when I open Photoshop, it's immediately in the way of me getting to or opening any files, and it's one more step to have to change it to full screen with menu bar mode every time I open a file.
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The background (application frame) is required on Windows, and is optional on MacOS (where new apps use it, and older apps do not).

And "allow the tools to be in full screen mode when there aren't any files open" doesn't make sense.
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Ah, I can see where that wouldn't make sense. When I turned off the application frame, everything displayed the way I was hoping it would. Thanks for the tip!