full screen not working on second monitor

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I am using build 1050 and I can't get full screen mode working on second monitor.

For some reason the menu item disappeared from the View menu, and when I press CNTL-ALT-F11 the IDE appears back on the primary monitor.

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I see this too. There are several "second screen" problems with IDEA, here's
a list of the ones I see:

1. The reported (several times) exception when moving IDEA from one screen
to the other;
2. Maximizing IDEA on the second screen (with a smaller resolution) creates
a window bigger than the screen's size (and not really maximized, i.e.
draggable). One has to manually adjust the size to get IDEA to fit on the
screen;
3. If the second screen is on the left and IDEA is there, the tooltips show
up on the other screen (quite annoying);
4. The one you just mentioned, with the full screen.
5. Some pop-up windows/dialogs show up over IDEA, some remember their
position, some end up on the other screen (again, secondary screen on the
left, with IDEA placed on it). From the last category, the file structure
pop-up showing up on the other screen just kills me.

JetBrains, should we submit new reports for them (some of them have been
discussed here, some are already in the tracker, I couldn't fine all of
them, though)? They're not showstoppers, but they can be quite annoying at
times, making it not such a pleasurable experience to use IDEA on a second
screen.

Andrei



"Seva Batkin" <no_mail@jetbrains.com> wrote in message
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I am using build 1050 and I can't get full screen mode working on second

monitor.
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For some reason the menu item disappeared from the View menu, and when I

press CNTL-ALT-F11 the IDE appears back on the primary monitor.
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Also, if Idea is maximized on my second monitor, and I open another project in a new frame, the new frame is the correct size, and is correctly on the second monitor, but is not actually maximized. Annoying because I end up with a couple of pixels from the window frame on my first monitor. (WinXP)

(Yes, these things bother me.)

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Seva Batkin wrote:

I am using build 1050 and I can't get full screen mode working on second monitor.

For some reason the menu item disappeared from the View menu, and when I press CNTL-ALT-F11 the IDE appears back on the primary monitor.


Unfortunately we cannot fix these bugs, because these are AWT bugs. AWT
in JDK 1.4.2 has many problem with two monitors.Please post all these
requests to SUN tracker at http://java.sun.com


--
Vladimir Kondratyev
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

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How about the one where Ctrl+F12 shows up on the primary screen, not above
IDEA (when IDEA is placed on the second screen)? Most of the other dialogs
show up above IDEA (CtrlE, AltF1 for instance). The ones that can be
dragged do not bother me that much, since I can move them once they appear
and then IDEA remembers their location, but I can't move the file structure
pop-up.

Andrei

"Vladimir Kondratyev (JetBrains)" <vova@intellij.com> wrote in message
news:btjcbd$utm$1@is.intellij.net...

Unfortunately we cannot fix these bugs, because these are AWT bugs. AWT
in JDK 1.4.2 has many problem with two monitors.Please post all these
requests to SUN tracker at http://java.sun.com

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>

--
Vladimir Kondratyev
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"



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OK - today is 2018 and I still have this problem with PHPStorm (I guess that all flavors of InteliJ are affected)

 

PhpStorm 2018.2.4
Build #PS-182.4505.42, built on September 27, 2018

JRE: 1.8.0_152-release-1248-b8 amd64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
Linux 4.17.2-200.fc28.x86_64
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@Vukasin Nikodijevic please provide screenshots showing the steps that reproduce it for you and the result you see. Please add information about your monitors configuration.

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Monitors config:

xrandr --output DP-2-1 --primary --mode 1920x1080 \
--pos 1920x0 --rotate normal --output DP-2-2 \
--mode 1920x1080 --pos 0x0 --rotate normal \
--output DP-2-3 --off --output eDP-1 --mode 1920x1080 \
--pos 1920x1080 --rotate normal --output HDMI-2 \
--off --output HDMI-1 --off --output DP-2 --off \
--output DP-1 --off


Steps to reproduce:

1) Open single project window on monitor 1 (workspace 1)
2) Open another project window on monitor 2 and move to workspace 2
3) workspace 1 window can't enter full screen anymore
4) workspace 2 window can enter full screen

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Could you please check the issue with 2018.3 EAP version: https://www.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/eap/

If the issue still persists please share idea.log ("Help | Show Log in...") after restarting IDE.

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I do have the same problem working on pycharm on linux. When entering full screen mode, the main window enters full screen mode, while the window on the secondary viewport does not change a bit, even though both monitors have the same resolution (being the same model).
Maybe after 15 years it would be time to solve this problem?

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@Lantonmartin please provide idea.log (Help | Show log...) after restarting the IDEA.

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Petr Rastegaev I have already logged a bug report in pycharm with the relevant information, I believe it is being taken care fo here : https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-227933

 

Don't hesitate to let me know if any additional information is needed.
Cheers

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