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Maximised or Fullscreen at startupλ︎

You can configure Emacs to start in maximised mode (just like maximising an applications window) or in fullscreen mode for minimum distraction.

Change one of the following option in the dotspacemacs/init function of the Spacemacs configuration. The fullscreen option overrides the maximised option.

dotspacemacs-fullscreen-at-startup t

dotspacemacs-maximized-at-startup t

To find these lines quickly, use SPC s s to search and start typing the name of the option.C-jto move down the matches,C-kto move up.RET` to jump to the current line.

Practicalli uses the following settings for these options:

   ;; If non nil the frame is fullscreen when Emacs starts up. (default nil)
   ;; (Emacs 24.4+ only)
   dotspacemacs-fullscreen-at-startup nil
   ;; If non nil `spacemacs/toggle-fullscreen' will not use native fullscreen.
   ;; Use to disable fullscreen animations in OSX. (default nil)
   dotspacemacs-fullscreen-use-non-native nil
   ;; If non nil the frame is maximized when Emacs starts up.
   ;; Takes effect only if `dotspacemacs-fullscreen-at-startup' is nil.
   ;; (default nil) (Emacs 24.4+ only)
   dotspacemacs-maximized-at-startup t

Option values

For all options, t represents true, nil represents false. Where a name is used for a value it should be preceded with a single quote character, eg, 'all