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While typing, I hit the wrong key and I am stuck here on the forums.

There is no `X` at the top right to close out the screen.

Maybe I hit F12 or another key close to that, I don't know.

Can someone help me figure out how to close the window?

I can move around the forum, I just cannot leave and I need to check my emails.

 
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The ESC key may work.

Sounds like you made it full screen.
 
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Try the escape key. It sounds like you told your browser to go full screen.

If that doesn't work, Ctrl-W will close the window. Alt-Tab will let you switch to another application (this assumes you're on Windows...similar key combinations exist for Macs).
 
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With mine, if I hover the mouse in the middle of the very top of the screen, it activates a white X on a black circle which drops down a bit. If I click on it, the screen reverts to normal.

Took me a while to figure it out and I had many very frustrating sessions of hitting the power switch to sort it out before I figured out how to make that X appear.
 
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The F11 key will also toggle you in/out of full-screen mode in most browsers.
 
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Thank you everyone.

The Alt-tab let me switch to a new window.

Next time I do this I will have this thread to remind me what to do.

 
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