One additional point: If you can't seem to move the dialog or window
into a viewable area using the arrow keys, you can follow Stuart's
instructions except when it comes to using the arrow keys, you can press
the Up arrow key ONCE (any arrow key will probably work) and then move
your mouse around (don't click!).  

-----Original Message-----
[mailto:framers-bounces at] On Behalf Of Stuart Rogers
Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 1:55 PM
To: Rick Quatro
Cc: framers at
Subject: Re: Windows command for moving a window or dialog box

Rick Quatro wrote:
> Hi Framers,
> I have the case of the missing dialog box. What is the Windows
> shortcut for moving a dialog box or window with the arrow keys? Thank
> very much.

If your dialog box is off-monitor, make it the active window by choosing

its command from the menu (or by typing the keyboard shortcut), then 
type Alt+spacebar to activate the title bar menu, and type M for Move. 
(Important! Do not move your mouse!)  Experiment with holding down 
different arrow keys until the dialog box comes back into view.

Stuart Rogers
Technical Communicator
Phoenix Geophysics Limited
Toronto, ON, Canada
+1 (416) 491-7340 x 325

srogers phoenix-geophysics com

I'll stop saying Microsoft is arrogant when
Windows stops saying "Welcome" and instead asks "May I?"


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