How To Make Adobe Illustrator Full Screen

Greetings and welcome to another tutorial on Adobe Illustrator. Our focus for today’s lesson will be on utilizing the full screen mode feature in Adobe Illustrator. This feature allows you to make the most out of your computer screen, providing a clean workspace and ample space for your designs.

Steps to Make Adobe Illustrator Full Screen

To make Adobe Illustrator full screen, simply follow the steps below:

  1. Open Adobe Illustrator on your computer.
  2. Go to the “Window” menu located in the top menu bar.
  3. From the dropdown list, select “Application Frame.”

By selecting Application Frame, Adobe Illustrator will instantly switch to full screen mode, giving you a larger workspace.

How to Exit Full Screen Mode

In case you want to exit the full screen mode, follow these steps:

  1. Head back to the “Window” menu in the top menu bar.
  2. Select “Application Frame” once again. Doing so will turn off the checkmark next to the option, signaling that you’ve successfully exited full screen mode.

Toggle Full Screen Mode Using Keyboard Shortcuts

If you prefer using keyboard shortcuts for quick navigation, you can use the shortcut Ctrl + Cmd + F (for Mac users) or Ctrl + Alt + F (for Windows users) to toggle between full screen and normal mode.

Here is how it’s done:

    // For Mac users
    Press: Ctrl + Cmd + F 

    // For Windows users
    Press: Ctrl + Alt + F 

Toggle to your heart’s content!


And there you have it! You now know how to switch Adobe Illustrator to full screen mode, and how to exit it. This should provide you with a more immersive, focused workspace for your design projects. Have fun designing!