Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide

To Resize a Window


  1. Place the pointer on a window's border or corner.

    The pointer changes to a resize arrow.

  2. Drag the border or corner. An outline appears to show you the window's new size.

  3. Release the mouse button when the outline shows the window's desired size.



  1. Press Alt+Spacebar to display the Window menu.

  2. Press S, the menu's mnemonic for Size.

  3. Press the arrow keys to stretch or shrink the window.

    Hold down Control while you press an arrow key to size the window faster.

  4. When the outline shows the size you want, press Return.

    To cancel the resize operation, press Esc.