Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope

The act of changing the dimensions of an object in a graphical environment. For example, in a graphical user interface, a user may resize their window to allow them to view other windows on their screen, or help arrange windows. To resize a window, move the cursor to the edge or corner of the window. The cursor should change to a double-headed arrow, allowing you to increase or decrease the size by clicking and dragging with the mouse.

Window resize corner

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