Move Window Action
WINDOWTITLE="text" WINDOWCLASS="text" WINDOWHANDLE="number"
ALLOWHIDDEN="yes/no" WINDOWHANDLEVARIABLE="text [variablename]"
WINDOWCLASSVARIABLE="text [variablename]" WINDOWTITLEVARIABLE="text
[variablename]" RESULTDATASET="text" POSITION="text"
XPOS="number" YPOS="number" />
Moves the specified window to the specified position.
To move a window to a certain location on the screen. This action is often used to ensure mouse clicks line up properly.
Specifies the title of the window to move. The value is not case sensitive. This parameter supports wildcard characters (* and ?). For example "*Internet Explorer*" would include all windows containing Internet Explorer.
Specifies the class of the window to move. The value is not case sensitive. This parameter supports wildcard characters (* and ?). For example "*Explore*" would include all window classes containing Explore.
Specifies the handle of the window to move. If set to 0 or omitted, this parameter is ignored.
Specifies the location for the window placement relative to the corners of the screen.
The available options are:
upper_left: upper left corner of the screen
center: centered on the screen
lower_left: lower left corner of the screen
upper_right: upper right corner of the screen
lower_right: lower right corner of the screen
If customized [CUSTOM] is specified, the XPOS and YPOS parameters must be specified.
Specifies the X pixel coordinate location on the screen for the upper left corner of the window. The Position parameter must be set to customized [POSITION=custom] otherwise this parameter is ignored.
Specifies the Y pixel coordinate location on the screen for the upper left corner of the window. The Position parameter must be set to customized [POSITION=custom] otherwise this parameter is ignored.
The Contents tab contains standard window dissection parameters used to describe controls or text inside a window. These parameters are the same on every action that specifies a window and are documented under Window Dissection Parameters.
When enabled, specifies that hidden (non-visible) windows should be included in the window search. By default, hidden windows are considered unavailable.
Specifies the name of an already existing variable that should receive the title of the window that was moved.
Specifies the name of an already existing variable that should receive the class of the window that was moved.
Specifies the name of an already existing variable that should receive the handle of the window that was moved.
Specifies the name of a dataset to be created and populated with data from the window that was moved. In addition to the standard dataset fields, the dataset will contain the following:
Title: The window title.
Class: The window class. A window class is a set of attributes that the system uses as a template to create a window. Every window is a member of a window class. All window classes are process specific.
Handle: The window handle, a code that uniquely identifies the window.
This action contains a subset of Network Automation's unique "Window Dissection Technology".
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This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.
More on setting custom step description
This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.
More on Error Handling Options
All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.
More on variables
More on expressions
More on the expression builder
NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.
<AMWINDOWMOVE WINDOWTITLE="* - Windows Internet Explorer" WINDOWCLASS="IEFrame" WINDOWTITLEVARIABLE="VariableName" RESULTDATASET="DatasetName" />