Can ESC to exit full screen be avoided?

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Fri Nov 2 21:28:40 PDT 2012

By design, there is no way to avoid having ESC exit from full-screen 
mode. There is a JIRA filed to allow trusted apps to be able to disable 

but it is not currently planned for FX 8.

-- Kevin

Randahl Fink Isaksen wrote:
> When I run my application in full screen (on a mac) I am using the escape key for a feature in my application. However if I hit escape, JavaFX (or perhaps Mac OS X) sends my app out of full screen mode. Can this be avoided?
> I have tried invoking event.consume() on the ESC key event, but that does not prevent the exit from full screen.
> Thanks
> Randahl

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