In many applications on the Mac, including Safari, you can expand the window to fill your entire screen. You can make a webpage full-screen with one click, and switch to another webpage (or full-screen window in another application) with a swipe of the trackpad.

Viewing in full screen, and the Mission Control feature, are available only if you have Mac OS X v10.7 Lion or later. For information on upgrading Mac OS X, go to the Mac OS X website.

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  • To enlarge a webpage so it uses the screen, click the arrows in the top-right corner of an application window:

    Button for entering full screen

  • To move from one window to another in full screen view, swipe left and right, or press the arrow keys on your keyboard.
  • To return to standard view, click the arrows in the window’s upper-right corner:

    Button for exiting from full screen

If you prefer viewing webpages in full screen, Mission Control lets you see everything running on your Mac, including your full screen windows. Mission Control presents your full screen windows as thumbnail images, making it easy for you to move from one to another.