How To: Customize the position of ArcView's application window
This article shows how to specify the location of the application window when ArcView starts.
- Open the file ..\Esri\Av_gis30\ArcView\etc\startup in a text editor, such as Notepad or WordPad.
- Scroll down to the end of the file.
- After the last line of text, press the carriage return key to ensure you are starting a new line.
- Add the following line:
where, X and Y are coordinate values in pixels. These values are in relation to the top left corner of your monitor and depend on screen resolution.
- Save the file.
- Start ArcView to see the changes.
Last Published: 5/5/2016
Article ID: 000004694
Software: ArcView GIS 3.2a, 3.2, 3.1, 3.0b, 3.0a, 3.0