Make Fullscreen Warning overlay none-mandatory

Tom Schindl tom.schindl at
Thu Mar 7 02:24:33 PST 2013


Before I file a JIRA-Ticket I'd like to start a dicussion here to find
out if my point of view is completely wrong.

If you currently put a Stage into Fullscreen mode it displays the
message "Press ESC to exit full-screen mode.".

The first problem with the overlay presented is that while the Group is
big enough for the English-Text it looks like nobody ever checked this
with the german translation ("Dr\u00FCcken Sie ESC, um den Vollbildmodus
zu beenden.") - I'll file a JIRA for it anyways.

Still this is not my problem. What I'd like to suggest is that I as a
developer can turn of the forced overlay.

I could think of multiple possibilities:
a) through a System-Property (-Djavafx.quantum.fullscreenwarning=false)
b) through an API on the Stage

What do you think about a) or b) is there a chance to get something like
this in FX8, or is it too late already? Do you see any reason turning of
the overlay could cause problems?

Since the quantum sources are now available I'd be able to implement a
desired feature using a) or b) and provide a patch.


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