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Window moveTo() Method

Window Object Reference Window Object

Example

Open a new window, and move the new window to the top left corner of the screen:

function openWin()
{
myWindow = window.open('','','width=200,height=100');    // Opens a new window
myWindow.document.write("<p>This is 'myWindow'</p>");    // Some text in the new window
}

function moveWin()
{
myWindow.moveTo(0,0);                                    // Moves the new window   
myWindow.focus();                                        // Assures that the new window gets focus
}

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Definition and Usage

The moveTo() method moves a window's left and top edge to the specified coordinates.

Related methods:

  • moveBy() - Moves a window relative to its current position
  • resizeBy() - Resizes the window by the specified pixels
  • resizeTo() - Resizes the window to the specified width and height

Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The moveTo() method is supported in all major browsers.

Note: Specifying moveTo(0,0) in Opera, results in moving the window to the top left corner of the browser, not the screen.


Syntax

window.moveTo(x,y)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
x Required. A positive or negative number that specifies the horizontal coordinate to be moved to
y Required. A positive or negative number specifies the vertical coordinate to be moved to

Return Value

No return value.


More Examples

Example

Using moveBy() together with moveTo():

function moveWinTo()
{
myWindow.moveTo(0,0);
myWindow.focus();
}

function moveWinBy()
{
myWindow.moveBy(75,50);
myWindow.focus();
}

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Window Object Reference Window Object

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