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handle cases where fullscreen is disabled.
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This occurs with Seamonkey 2.13.2. When pressing the fullscreen option, the player disappears and the console shows:

"Timestamp: 09-11-12 11:17:13
Warning: Request for full-screen was denied because full-screen API is disabled by user preference.
Source File:
Line: 0"

Version: master
Severity: normal



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 22 2014, 12:51 AM
bzimport added a project: TimedMediaHandler.
bzimport set Reference to bz41915.
TheDJ created this task.Nov 9 2012, 10:20 AM
TheDJ added a comment.Nov 9 2012, 11:10 AM

See also:
document.fullScreenEnabled vs document.mozFullScreenEnabled vs. videoEl.webkitSupportsFullscreen

TheDJ closed this task as Resolved.EditedAug 14 2015, 8:06 PM
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TheDJ added a comment.Aug 14 2015, 8:34 PM

the spec has requestFullscreen return a promise (not sure how many browsers actually support that already.

If there was no permission given, then it should at the very least trigger [moz|webkit]fullscreenerror event on the document.

brion added a subscriber: brion.Aug 14 2015, 8:43 PM
Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Untriaged to Backlog on the Multimedia board.Sep 4 2015, 6:39 PM
TheDJ moved this task from To sort to Player on the TimedMediaHandler board.Oct 25 2015, 2:25 PM
TheDJ removed TheDJ as the assignee of this task.Sep 18 2017, 1:40 PM
brion moved this task from Player to Player-Old on the TimedMediaHandler board.Apr 23 2018, 11:00 PM