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Fullscreen in Mac Chrome (draft)

The decision is to support a version of fullscreen that serves as both "presentation mode" and "maximized mode". We will support tab switching, window switching, and have a floating slide-down tab strip / toolbar / omnibox / bookmark bar to aid in navigation. Glen and Cole have tentatively approved this for the Mac. There are no current plans to build a floating bar for Windows/Linux. The rationale is that no space-efficient "maximized mode" is available on the Mac, since the menu bar is always visible outside of fullscreen mode; such a mode is desirable for use on computers with small screens, in particular, on notebooks.

Fullscreen mode features:

Quirks and limitations:

Open questions and issues:

Implementation notes: