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Topic # 31342 13-Mar-2009 15:37
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Whenever I try to watch TVNZ on demand or Youtube on full screen on my second monitor, as soon as I click anywhere on my primary monitor the video shrinks down to normal size.

Anyone know how to stop this from happening?  The videos are much better full screen.

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  Reply # 201050 13-Mar-2009 15:53
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I have a Samsung 32"LCD as my second monitor plugged into my laptop running XP, I have the laptop set as primary device and the LCD TV as an extended desktp. I have the TVNZ window at full screen on the LCD and it works without a hitch. I have a simliar setup on a tower unit / dual output ASUS video card DVI with panasonic plasma 50 and again setup as extended desktop no problems, I noticed that I drag the boxes window onto the extended desktop pcd 1st then click on the maximise button. works a treat



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  Reply # 201077 13-Mar-2009 17:18
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n00dy: I have a Samsung 32"LCD as my second monitor plugged into my laptop running XP, I have the laptop set as primary device and the LCD TV as an extended desktp. I have the TVNZ window at full screen on the LCD and it works without a hitch. I have a simliar setup on a tower unit / dual output ASUS video card DVI with panasonic plasma 50 and again setup as extended desktop no problems, I noticed that I drag the boxes window onto the extended desktop pcd 1st then click on the maximise button. works a treat


What browser are you using?

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  Reply # 201093 13-Mar-2009 19:50
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Most of the TV sites do that, if your running fullscreen on the 2nd monitor and want to use the other monitor for other work, the 2nd monitor with fullscreen drops out of fullscreen.

Youtube doesn't do that.



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  Reply # 201491 16-Mar-2009 20:48
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hellonearthisman: Most of the TV sites do that, if your running fullscreen on the 2nd monitor and want to use the other monitor for other work, the 2nd monitor with fullscreen drops out of fullscreen.


I wonder if there's a Firefox plugin to allow it to stay full-screen, the TVNZ on demand is so small when it's just embedded in their webpage.

I'm keen to hear how n00dy's got it going.

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  Reply # 201528 16-Mar-2009 23:57
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I think it needs a greasemonkey script to disable the javascript? that's looking for 'loss of focus'?

I think it's controlled in the http://images.tvnz.co.nz/on_demand/scripts/on_demand.js by the function below.
/* Adobe Flash 9 and IE6 ExternalInterface fix */
function unloadFlash(event) {
    window.onunload = function() {
      var objects = document.getElementsByTagName("OBJECT");
      for (var i=0; i < objects.length; i++) {
        for (var x in objects[i]) {
          if (typeof objects[i][x] == 'function') {
            objects[i][x] = null;
          }
        }
      }
    }
}


Not sure how to make a greasemonkey script to change that to
/* Adobe Flash 9 and IE6 ExternalInterface fix */
function unloadFlash(event) {
}
Trying to google it.

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