WinMove

Changes the position and/or size of the specified window.

WinMove, X, Y
WinMove, WinTitle, WinText, X, Y [, Width, Height, ExcludeTitle, ExcludeText]

Parameters

X, Y

The X and Y coordinates (in pixels) of the upper left corner of the target window's new location, which can be expressions. The upper-left pixel of the screen is at 0, 0.

If these are the only parameters given with the command, the Last Found Window will be used as the target window.

Otherwise, X and/or Y can be omitted, in which case the current position is used.

WinTitle

A window title or other criteria identifying the target window. See WinTitle.

WinText

If present, this parameter must be a substring from a single text element of the target window (as revealed by the included Window Spy utility). Hidden text elements are detected if DetectHiddenText is ON.

Width, Height

The new width and height of the window (in pixels), which can be expressions. If either is omitted, blank, or the word DEFAULT, the size in that dimension will not be changed.

ExcludeTitle

Windows whose titles include this value will not be considered.

ExcludeText

Windows whose text include this value will not be considered.

Remarks

If Width and Height are small (or negative), most windows with a title bar will generally go no smaller than 112 x 27 pixels (however, some types of windows may have a different minimum size). If Width and Height are large, most windows will go no larger than approximately 12 pixels beyond the dimensions of the desktop.

Negative values are allowed for the x and y coordinates to support multi-monitor systems and to allow a window to be moved entirely off screen.

Although WinMove cannot move minimized windows, it can move hidden windows if DetectHiddenWindows is on.

The speed of WinMove is affected by SetWinDelay.

Window titles and text are case sensitive. Hidden windows are not detected unless DetectHiddenWindows has been turned on.

Related

ControlMove, WinGetPos, WinHide, WinMinimize, WinMaximize, WinSet

Example

Run, calc.exe
WinWait, Calculator
WinMove, 0, 0 ; Move the window found by WinWait to the upper-left corner of the screen.

SplashTextOn, 400, 300, Clipboard, The clipboard contains:`n%clipboard%
WinMove, Clipboard, , 0, 0 ; Move the splash window to the top left corner.
Msgbox, Press OK to dismiss the SplashText
SplashTextOff

; The following function centers the specified window on the screen:
CenterWindow(WinTitle)
{
    WinGetPos,,, Width, Height, %WinTitle%
    WinMove, %WinTitle%,, (A_ScreenWidth/2)-(Width/2), (A_ScreenHeight/2)-(Height/2)
}