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Looking for a way to tell youtube to ALWAYS load my videos in the nice expanded view (Not Fullscreen, but the one where it's the width of the page and ACTUALLY VISIBLE on a decent sized monitor instead of this tiny thing.

Size Button

^ Hitting the button (highlighted) will return your view to the small one.

I've found options to set what quality to try to view, im already set to the highest. I don't care if it starts @ 240p, as long as the viewport is wide. Youtube used to remember this setting when it first came out, but it doesn't now and I'm going crazy.


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It used to be a bug back in June, but I just tested it and it works for me. Make sure you have cookies enabled and not set to be deleted on browser closing. – Alex Aug 21 '11 at 13:03
@Alex: I have cookies enabled and not deleting, still no luck. – Aren Aug 22 '11 at 5:08

Try the Youtube HQ Wide userstyle, works great for me.

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The last thing i need is another plugin... :( – Aren Aug 22 '11 at 5:08

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