Move command line dialog out of center of the screen

Hello, it is possible, when I’m using command line dialog instead of sidebar command line, to move the command line dialog window out of center of the screen. And ensure when I will type next commands that the dialog window will appear on the last position ?

Thank You


It is not possible at the moment. Would you want to pick the location yourself?


I’ll be glad if the command window will appear somewhere on the top of the screen. It is really space saving function, especially when you working on laptop, just hide all palettes and use this popup command line. But it shouldnť block the center of the screen.

I’m not at my computer right now, but I think I was wrong earlier. Can’t you just move it to a new location on the screen and it will pop-up in the same location the next time? (I think I was testing an item recently where I did this and I believe this is the intended behavior). Give it a try and let me know. Thanks.

When I type start to type command it always appear in the same position, in the middle of the screen near to the top. I moved this dialog window to the top of the screen and type next command, but the window will appear in default position in middle of the screen again. I’m sending you an image for demonstration.


Thanks. I logged:

RH-49657 Command options dialog: Use last screen location when moved

Does that capture the request?

I was getting confused before; I was thinking of the subsequent command options dialog, whose onscreen position does seem to be “sticky.”

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Yes, you described that right, thank you !

Dear Dan.

After 2 years, does exist now a way to change that “sticky” event.

The reason why I ask this is because I do a lot of live demos and screen recordings , being able to place the Command Option Dialog elsewhere inside the UI would help a lot and make sense.

I saw this in advance settings, would be nice to have such option to define the COD location the same way.


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