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#44406 - 04/24/17 05:53 PM Menu Bar disappeared
plantsower Offline


Registered: 09/13/09
Loc: Burson, CA
I clicked "full screen" on a video and my menu bar disappeared and won't come back. I can hover over it and bring it down temporarily but then it goes back up. I am not on the video page any longer so cannot just resize it. HELP!!!

I looked online but nothing helped.

Rita
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#44407 - 04/24/17 05:58 PM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: plantsower]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
There may be another answer, Rita, but try restarting your MBP.
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#44408 - 04/24/17 06:00 PM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: artie505]
plantsower Offline


Registered: 09/13/09
Loc: Burson, CA
Hi Artie: I finally figured it out. I got the menu bar to come down temporarily and clicked View and then Exit full screen. I just don't know why this happend. I use the full screen thing all the time when watching videos. Oh well.

Thank you.

Originally Posted By: artie505
There may be another answer, Rita, but try restarting your MBP.
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#44409 - 04/24/17 06:24 PM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: plantsower]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Thinking about it, the same thing happened to me once, and I eventually figured it out, but that was the only time my menu bar has disappeared; ordinarily, "full-screen" means except for the menu bar.

"Full-screen" from clicking on the icon in a video, which is what I virtually invariably do, isn't really full screen; I don't remember what happened the one time I was in true full-screen mode.
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#44411 - 04/24/17 07:43 PM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: artie505]
plantsower Offline


Registered: 09/13/09
Loc: Burson, CA
Yeah, that's the first time it happened to me and I panicked. I don't like things to come and go, including the dock. But, if it happens again, I will know what to do.
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#44415 - 04/25/17 07:30 AM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: plantsower]
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Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
Originally Posted By: plantsower
I got the menu bar to come down temporarily and clicked View and then Exit full screen. I just don't know why this happend. I use the full screen thing all the time when watching videos. Oh well.

I haven't encountered the problem myself, but if you run into it again, try hitting the Escape key. That is a quick way to exit full screen and just might do the trick for you.
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#44419 - 04/25/17 08:32 AM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: joemikeb]
plantsower Offline


Registered: 09/13/09
Loc: Burson, CA
Originally Posted By: joemikeb
Originally Posted By: plantsower
I got the menu bar to come down temporarily and clicked View and then Exit full screen. I just don't know why this happend. I use the full screen thing all the time when watching videos. Oh well.

I haven't encountered the problem myself, but if you run into it again, try hitting the Escape key. That is a quick way to exit full screen and just might do the trick for you.


Hi: Believe it or not I did that and nothing happened. I usually do that when I am in full screen. But what happened here was just weird.
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#44420 - 04/25/17 09:28 AM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: plantsower]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
I just opened a few videos in both QuickTime Player and VLC, and I was invariably able to exit full screen mode, i.e. no menu bar, by hitting "escape".

I think, though, that he first time it happened "escape" didn't work.
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#44421 - 04/25/17 09:45 AM Re: Menu Bar disappeared [Re: artie505]
plantsower Offline


Registered: 09/13/09
Loc: Burson, CA
Yes, normally this is the case for me, too. This was just a weird accident.

Originally Posted By: artie505
I just opened a few videos in both QuickTime Player and VLC, and I was invariably able to exit full screen mode, i.e. no menu bar, by hitting "escape".

I think, though, that he first time it happened "escape" didn't work.
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