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Re: Etch Gnome Acroread -- full screen behavior

On Wed, 10 May 2006 09:21:29 -0400
Clint Harshaw <charshaw@presby.edu> wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> I'm running Etch with Marillat repo (all updated as of this morning
> May 10), and have noticed some recent undesirable behavior within the
> last couple of weeks regarding how Gnome handles a request for
> Acroread to present .pdf slides in full screen.
> Previously, when displaying .pdf slides in full screen using Ctrl+l,
> the slides would fill the screen. Now, when displaying full screen,
> the Gnome panels remain on the top and the bottom of the screen.
> I have uploaded a screenshot of the behavior at this url:
> http://www.penguinsolutions.org/screenshots/acroreadfullscreen.png
> Anyone have an idea about how get Acroread full screen to really be
> full screen?
> I would use evince or gpdf, but evince simply does not display some
> of the presentations I've written in latex-beamer accurately and gpdf 
> leaves a grey surrounding box, instead of blacking out the remaining 
> viewing area outside the slides.
> Thanks,
> Clint

Use metacity's fullscreen mode. You will need to set up a keyboard
shortcut using Desktop > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts. In this way
you can toggle fullscreen mode for any application.



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