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Function Set-Window {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Retrieve/Set the window size and coordinates of a process window.
.DESCRIPTION
Retrieve/Set the size (height,width) and coordinates (x,y)
of a process window.
.PARAMETER ProcessName
Name of the process to determine the window characteristics.
(All processes if omitted).
.PARAMETER Id
Id of the process to determine the window characteristics.
.PARAMETER X
Set the position of the window in pixels from the left.
.PARAMETER Y
Set the position of the window in pixels from the top.
.PARAMETER Width
Set the width of the window.
.PARAMETER Height
Set the height of the window.
.PARAMETER Passthru
Returns the output object of the window.
.NOTES
Name: Set-Window
Author: Boe Prox
Version History:
1.0//Boe Prox - 11/24/2015 - Initial build
1.1//JosefZ - 19.05.2018 - Treats more process instances
of supplied process name properly
1.2//JosefZ - 21.02.2019 - Parameter Id
.OUTPUTS
None
System.Management.Automation.PSCustomObject
System.Object
.EXAMPLE
Get-Process powershell | Set-Window -X 20 -Y 40 -Passthru -Verbose
VERBOSE: powershell (Id=11140, Handle=132410)
Id : 11140
ProcessName : powershell
Size : 1134,781
TopLeft : 20,40
BottomRight : 1154,821
Description: Set the coordinates on the window for the process PowerShell.exe
.EXAMPLE
$windowArray = Set-Window -Passthru
WARNING: cmd (1096) is minimized! Coordinates will not be accurate.
PS C:\>$windowArray | Format-Table -AutoSize
Id ProcessName Size TopLeft BottomRight
-- ----------- ---- ------- -----------
1096 cmd 199,34 -32000,-32000 -31801,-31966
4088 explorer 1280,50 0,974 1280,1024
6880 powershell 1280,974 0,0 1280,974
Description: Get the coordinates of all visible windows and save them into the
$windowArray variable. Then, display them in a table view.
.EXAMPLE
Set-Window -Id $PID -Passthru | Format-Table
​‌‍
Id ProcessName Size TopLeft BottomRight
-- ----------- ---- ------- -----------
7840 pwsh 1024,638 0,0 1024,638
Description: Display the coordinates of the window for the current
PowerShell session in a table view.
#>
[cmdletbinding(DefaultParameterSetName='Name')]
Param (
[parameter(Mandatory=$False,
ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName=$True, ParameterSetName='Name')]
[string]$ProcessName='*',
[parameter(Mandatory=$True,
ValueFromPipeline=$False, ParameterSetName='Id')]
[int]$Id,
[int]$X,
[int]$Y,
[int]$Width,
[int]$Height,
[switch]$Passthru
)
Begin {
Try {
[void][Window]
} Catch {
Add-Type @"
using System;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
public class Window {
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
[return: MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.Bool)]
public static extern bool GetWindowRect(
IntPtr hWnd, out RECT lpRect);
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
[return: MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.Bool)]
public extern static bool MoveWindow(
IntPtr handle, int x, int y, int width, int height, bool redraw);
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
[return: MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.Bool)]
public static extern bool ShowWindow(
IntPtr handle, int state);
}
public struct RECT
{
public int Left; // x position of upper-left corner
public int Top; // y position of upper-left corner
public int Right; // x position of lower-right corner
public int Bottom; // y position of lower-right corner
}
"@
}
}
Process {
$Rectangle = New-Object RECT
If ( $PSBoundParameters.ContainsKey('Id') ) {
$Processes = Get-Process -Id $Id -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
} else {
$Processes = Get-Process -Name "$ProcessName" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
}
if ( $null -eq $Processes ) {
If ( $PSBoundParameters['Passthru'] ) {
Write-Warning 'No process match criteria specified'
}
} else {
$Processes | ForEach-Object {
$Handle = $_.MainWindowHandle
Write-Verbose "$($_.ProcessName) `(Id=$($_.Id), Handle=$Handle`)"
if ( $Handle -eq [System.IntPtr]::Zero ) { return }
$Return = [Window]::GetWindowRect($Handle,[ref]$Rectangle)
If (-NOT $PSBoundParameters.ContainsKey('X')) {
$X = $Rectangle.Left
}
If (-NOT $PSBoundParameters.ContainsKey('Y')) {
$Y = $Rectangle.Top
}
If (-NOT $PSBoundParameters.ContainsKey('Width')) {
$Width = $Rectangle.Right - $Rectangle.Left
}
If (-NOT $PSBoundParameters.ContainsKey('Height')) {
$Height = $Rectangle.Bottom - $Rectangle.Top
}
If ( $Return ) {
$Return = [Window]::MoveWindow($Handle, $x, $y, $Width, $Height,$True)
}
If ( $PSBoundParameters['Passthru'] ) {
$Rectangle = New-Object RECT
$Return = [Window]::GetWindowRect($Handle,[ref]$Rectangle)
If ( $Return ) {
$Height = $Rectangle.Bottom - $Rectangle.Top
$Width = $Rectangle.Right - $Rectangle.Left
$Size = New-Object System.Management.Automation.Host.Size -ArgumentList $Width, $Height
$TopLeft = New-Object System.Management.Automation.Host.Coordinates -ArgumentList $Rectangle.Left , $Rectangle.Top
$BottomRight = New-Object System.Management.Automation.Host.Coordinates -ArgumentList $Rectangle.Right, $Rectangle.Bottom
If ($Rectangle.Top -lt 0 -AND
$Rectangle.Bottom -lt 0 -AND
$Rectangle.Left -lt 0 -AND
$Rectangle.Right -lt 0) {
Write-Warning "$($_.ProcessName) `($($_.Id)`) is minimized! Coordinates will not be accurate."
}
$Object = [PSCustomObject]@{
Id = $_.Id
ProcessName = $_.ProcessName
Size = $Size
TopLeft = $TopLeft
BottomRight = $BottomRight
}
$Object
}
}
}
}
}
}
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@pyk pyk commented Feb 11, 2020

Usage to align window on my dual screen, screen 2 1920x1080

First of all open the visual studio code.

Then run the Windows PowerShell as administrator.

Then enable the code execution using the following command:

Set-ExecutionPolicy remotesigned

load the script:

. .\Set-Windows.ps1
Set-Window -ProcessName Code -X -1820 -Y 100 -Width 1720 -Height 880 -Passthru
Set-Window -ProcessName Chrome -X -1827 -Y 100 -Width 1735 -Height 890 -Passthru
Set-Window -ProcessName PowerShell -X -1827 -Y 100 -Width 1735 -Height 890 -Passthru
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