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  • Created 10/23/2008
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About MoveAnything

MoveAnything enables you to move, scale, hide and adjust transparency of just about any screen element in WoW, offering tools to help you customize your UI. Some other frame modifications are also possible using MA's Frame Editors (Introduced in 11.b2), including framestrata, frame grouping and more.

Type /move to show the main window or click the button below the game menu. This main window contains a list of Blizzard's frames (any element not in the list can be added to the Custom Frames category by either /move frameName, /mafe frameName, /hide frameName or one of the move/mafe/hide keybindings).

Currently maintained by Resike. Many thanks to Alea of Гордунни EU who maintained it since the launch of MoP. Special thanks to Wagthaa of Earthen Ring EU who was the developer since the pre-WotLK patch. Kudos to Skrag (Original author), Jason (Vanilla) & Vincent (TBC) for earlier versions.


  • Raid Boss Alternative Bar - mover for player/boss addition indicator (like The Stone Guard progress bar)

Reporting Bugs: Report bugs here - Include the LUA error message if applicable!
If the problem is with a certain frame, always try to reset the frame and reload before modifying it again. If the problem persists please report it at the above link.
Make sure you are running the latest version! You would be surprised how much time is wasted by reports of issues that are already resolved.
The LUA error message should be from an addon such as Swatter(a part of Auctioneer) or BugSack if at all possible. If the issue you are reporting is the result of a LUA error and you don't include this you might as well not bother posting.
If you feel like being helpful include your MA profile as an exported textstring in the report.
Any comment on Curse or forum post on WoWInterface containing a full error report will be deleted, as one of those quickly takes up more than half a page.


  • All screenshots was taken with a customized button skin loaded. Buttons will appear as other buttons in your WoW.

Quick Reference for MoveAnything

Main window:

  • Move - toggles a mover for the frame
  • Hide - toggles hiding of the frame
  • Reset - undoes MA's changes to frame and removes frame from list if custom
  • MF - Modified Frames - toggles whether to only show modified frames in the list
  • CE - Collapse/Expand - collapses/expands all categories
  • FS - Frame Stack - toggles Blizzard's Frame Stack tooltip
  • M - Movers - toggles all movers. Shift click clears the list
  • FE - Frame Editors - toggles visibility on all open frame editors. Shift click clears the list, closing all frame editors
  • S - Sync - synchronizes all frames modified by MoveAnything
  • O - Options - opens options
  • X - Close - closes the MA window. Ctrl-Alt-Shift click reloads ui

Interacting with the movers:

  • Left-Drag - moves frame
  • Left-Drag the small buttons - scales frame
  • Right-Click - stops moving frame
  • Shift Right-Click - toggles visibility of the mover, while still allowing modifications to the frame
  • Mousewheel - adjusts alpha blend
  • Control-Click - opens a frame editor

Key Bindings:

  • Toggle MA window - toggles MoveAnything's main window
  • Move frame - Safe - toggles moving of the first found parent frame, from MA's default list or a top level frame if possible
  • Edit frame - Safe - toggles a frame editor for the frame, picking a modified, a default or a top level frame in that order
  • Hide frame - Safe - hides frame at cursor, from MA's default list or a top level frame if possible
  • Reset frame - Safe - resets frame at cursor, from MA's default list or a top level frame if possible
  • Move frame - Exact - toggles moving of the exact frame at cursor
  • Edit frame - Exact - toggles a frame editor for the exact frame at cursor
  • Hide frame - Exact - hides the exact frame at cursor
  • Reset frame - Exact - resets the exact frame at cursor
  • Update frames - updates all frames influenced by MA

Slash Commands:

  • /move - toggles MA window
  • /move frameName - toggles moving of frame named "frameName"
  • /hide frameName - toggles visibility of frame named "frameName"
  • /mafe frameName - toggles a frame editor for frame named "frameName"
  • /unmove frameName - resets frame named "frameName"
  • /movelist - lists profiles
  • /moveimport profileName - import settings from profile into the current profile
  • /moveexport profileName - exports settings into named profile
  • /movedelete profileName - deletes named profile

/move, /mafe, /unmove and /hide accepts several shorthands: last, minimap, buffs, debuffs, player, target, targetoftarget, focus & pet.

Tips: - Work in progress

  • Quickest way to modify a frame - Go into Keybindings, scroll down to MoveAnything and bind a key to "Move Frame - Safe". They key you bound now toggles a mover on the topmost frame underneath your mouse cursor.
  • Easiest way to reset a frame - Bind a key to "Reset Frame - Safe" as described above and press it while hovering your mouse cursor above the element you want to reset. Check the chatframe to verify it's the right frame before clicking the key again to confirm.
  • Moved something by mistake - Type /unmove last and it will reset the last frame you interacted with.
  • Figuring out frame names for use with /move, /hide, /mafe and /unmove - Use the "FS" checkbox to show Blizzard's Frame Stack tooltip. This tooltip displays a list of frames currently underneath your mouse cursor, divided by what screen layer they are in(aka framestrata).

Current issues:

  • Frames jumping when switching graphics from windowed to windowed-maximized mode have been reported.


  • Toggling the moved Raid Frame Manager in combat causing taints.
  • Reseting bags while the bag is not opened won't reset it's scale to default.


  • Fixed an issue from the last release.
  • Fixed frames:
  • Player Buffs from Right to Left


  • Fixed frames:
  • Arena Enemy Pet 1
  • Arena Enemy Pet 2
  • Arena Enemy Pet 3
  • Arena Enemy Pet 4
  • Arena Enemy Pet 5
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 1
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 2
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 3
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 4
  • Arena Enemy Casting Bar 5


  • Added frames:
  • Chat Edit Window Length
  • Fixed frames:
  • Chat Edit Window
  • Player Buffs Default


  • Fixed an issue with profile handling.
  • Some global cleanups.
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Added frames:
  • Raid Frame Buff Tooltips
  • Raid Frame Debuff Tooltips
  • Consolidated Buffs
  • Ally Pet Buffs
  • Ally Pet Debuffs
  • Ally Pet Pad Buffs
  • Ally Pet Pad Debuffs
  • Enemy Pet Buffs
  • Enemy Pet Debuffs
  • Enemy Pet Pad Buffs
  • Enemy Pet Pad Debuffs
  • Fixed frames:
  • Objectives Window
  • Objectives Window Scale
  • Focus Buffs
  • Player Buffs Default
  • Player Buffs From Right to Left
  • Player Debuffs Default
  • Player Debuffs From Right to Left


  • Workaround to set Micro Menu buttons to the default postion in pet battles, and vehicle frames.
  • Xml fixes.
  • Added frames:
  • Other Raids
  • WorldMapTrackQuest
  • Fixed frames:
  • Micro Menu
  • Micro Menu - Split
  • Micro Menu - Vertical
  • Ally Pet 2


  • Fixed an issue which caused frames children's alpha not to reset properly.
  • Added frames:
  • Micro Menu - Split
  • Bank Money
  • Bank Money Gold
  • Bank Money Silver
  • Bank Money Copper
  • Bank Money Border
  • Bank Money Inset
  • Top Left Center
  • Ally Pet 2
  • Ally Pet 3
  • Enemy Pet 2
  • Enemy Pet 3
  • Fixed frames:
  • Top Right Art
  • Top Left Art
  • Weather
  • Player Pet Frame
  • Enemy Pet Frame
  • Bottom Frame
  • Pet Selection Frame
  • Pass Button
  • Bottom Frame
  • Pet Selection Frame


  • Workaround for HideRaidFrame addon's "Hard Disable" function.
  • Readded !NoTaint, seems like it was too early to remove it.
  • Fixed an issue with hiding frames.
  • Fixed incorrent bag order with "Bag Buttons".
  • Some other smaller fixes.
  • Fixed frames:
  • Round Border
  • North Indicator


  • Fixed an issue with scaling.
  • Fixed a taint with AlwaysUpFrames.
  • Fixed an issue with force locked frames.
  • Added frames:
  • WorldMapLevelDropDown (Experimental)


  • Hiding a frame not automatically gonna detach it's mover.
  • Hided frames can't be reattached untill you show the frame again.
  • Fixed a major scaling issue.
  • Fixed an issue with groups.
  • Fixed an issue with Always Protected frames.
  • Fixed a taint with PetJoural, when you opened Mounts and Pets info panel while in combat.
  • Removed an unnecessary MicroButton taint fix.
  • Removed NoTaint lib.
  • Fixed a taint issue with: AlwaysUpFrame1, AlwaysUpFrame2, AlwaysUpFrame3, WorldStateAlwaysUpFrame.
  • Fixed the position of ArenaEnemyFrames and ArenaPrepFrames.
  • CompactRaidFrameManager's toggle button is going to work properly, when you moved the frame. You can also properly hide the frame.
  • The addon automatically going to unregister and reregister event for PaladinPowerBar frame when it hidden/shown/reset. (More powerbar frames will be added later.)
  • Xml validation fixes.
  • Added Categorys:
  • Map (Experimental)
  • Fixed frames:
  • PlayerPowerBarAltMover
  • CompactRaidFrameManager
  • CompactRaidFrameManagerToggleButton
  • MicroButtons
  • MicroButtonsVertical
  • BagButtons
  • WorldStateAlwaysUpFrame
  • Added frames:
  • AlwaysUpFrame3
  • MainMenuBarBackpackButton
  • TargetFramePowerBarAltMover
  • BankBagItems
  • BankBagSlots
  • BankItemSearchBox
  • GuildItemSearchBox
  • GuildBankInfoSaveButton
  • GuildBankFrameWithdrawButton
  • GuildBankFrameDepositButton
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrame
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrameGoldButton
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrameSilverButton
  • GuildBankWithdrawMoneyFrameCopperButton
  • GuildBankMoneyFrame
  • GuildBankMoneyFrameGoldButton
  • GuildBankMoneyFrameSilverButton
  • GuildBankMoneyFrameCopperButton
  • WorldMapFrame (Experimental)
  • WorldMapShowDropDown (Experimental)
  • WorldMapPositioningGuide (Experimental)
  • Removed frames:
  • PVPTeamDetails
  • Fixed a lot of other smaller issues.


  • Fixed a major issue, which caued some frames and it's movers to change positions.
  • Fixed a taint caused by "AlwaysUpFrame" most likely in battlegrounds.
  • Code cleanup round one.


  • Localization updates.


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  • #1593

    Just released a fix for the AuctionFrame.

    Blizzard renamed the attached dressing room frame, causing my hook to refuse to hook AuctionFrame.

    Also updated the list with a few new names of other frames Blizzard decided to rename.

    As for now I can do nothing to fix the issue with changing of glyphs, so for now leave the Static Popups and/or the Talent frame unmodified to avoid the issue.

  • #1678

    My talent and static popups are unmodified but I still have the issue

  • #1592

     Same here


    Quote from adore33 »

    As of Patch 4.3 the Auction House Frame is not moveable.


  • #1591
    Auction Frame

    As of Patch 4.3 the Auction House Frame is not moveable.

  • #1590

    Theres 2 problems I have with this and I have no idea how to fix it.

    1. Whenever I want to change a glyph I get a pop up saying "MoveAnything has been blocked from an action only available to the Blizzard UI. You can disable this addon and reload the UI"   Having to disable to change a glyph is so annoying. Any work around?


    2. Ever since Getting MoveAnything my blizzard raid Frames are unresponsive. The Unlock feature in the Blizzard Raid manager won't work at all now. The brackets that would show up around your raid frames after hitting Unblock for you to move the raid Frames are unattached from the raid frames. Meaning if you move the brackets/outline thing IT will actually move by itself leaving the Raid Frames behind O-o ? so the only way of stretching and moving the raid frames is via "MoveAnything"    ANY fix for this ?

    Thank you!

  • #1589

    Not using MoveAnything for much nowadays except moving cast bars, you can move all bars but when you logout the horizontal position of the target cast bar resets to standard but the vertical will stay as you told it to. Nothing important except I've to use the "Center Horizontal" button everytime I log my character :>

    Last edited by Twyzz on 12/1/2011 6:12:24 PM
  • #1588

    I had high hopes but MoveAnything didn't let me move the default quest tracker.  It showed a pretty dragable frame that didn't do squat for moving it.  back to the search for a moveable quest tracking window.

  • #1587

    /move ExtraActionButton1  moves the Ultraxion/Deathwing clicky button.

  • #1586

    Moveanything seems to have a mind of its own lately.  Various frames won't stay positioned or sized the way you want them.  Various frames are just not able to be modified, won't let you manipulate them at all.    Can we expect any kind of overhaul to the addon.  Trying to just reset stuff, or do fresh installs of the addon is not solving the issues.

    The main issues I have are with the Info Panels.  All the other odds and ends stay moved and sized the way I put them.  It just gets frustrating to tweak everything just so and then next time you do a reloadui or log in stuff is messed up.


    Last edited by adore33 on 11/30/2011 9:38:28 AM
  • #1585

    Can't find Reforge or Transmog anywhere, can't these windows be moved?

    I'm using eyefinity and really want to place those windows in my center screen as well.

  • #1584

     I constantly get errors while trying to run dungeons or just tabbing over random locations on my screen, it happens everytime I click raid find and scroll over any part of the raid finder box. this is the message that always pops up:


    [08:55:34] [Error 33089540] captured, click the link for more information.
    [08:55:35] !BugGrabber has stopped capturing errors since it has captured more than 20 errors per second. Capturing will resume in 60 seconds.
    [08:55:44] Interface\FrameXML\UIPanelTemplates.lua:500: attempt to perform arithmetic on field 'cursorOffset' (a nil value):
    Interface\FrameXML\UIPanelTemplates.lua:477: in function `ScrollingEdit_OnTextChanged':
    <string>:"*:OnTextChanged":1: in function <[string "*:OnTextChanged"]:1>

    [08:56:15] Interface action failed because of an AddOn


  • #1583


    I updated this addon this morning, but it does have a bug with it unfortunately, which is to be expected on a patch day I guess even though it seems you updated it for it. The bug is that it breaks the random raid finder. You can see the new instance signup, but if you click on the "other raids" tab it is blank rather than listing the other raids. Definately this addon thats breaking it as I turned mine on one at a time to find which one was causing it not to show.

  • #1581

    In the 4.3 Dragon Soul raid how can I move ultraxion/deathwing's new damage reduction ability?  Will we have to wait until moveanything is updated for 4.3 or can it be done now?


    Last edited by TWISTEDBULLET on 11/29/2011 10:53:41 PM
  • #1577

    Which settings i need to change in order to move/edit the bars that come at ryolith fight and alystrazor?


    I looked around but i couldnt figure it out, you think you can point it out  please?




  • #1575

    I'm having a problem with my "MoveAnything", I'm limited greatly on the amount of things I can move the only headers I have are:



    +Battlegrounds & PvP

    +Dungeons & Raids




    +Unit: Focus

    +Unit: Player

    +Unit: Target


    I used to have everything with MoveAnything! BC, but that would throw errors all the time. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling MoveAnything several times and I just can't get it to show many any other headers.


    I really need to move my Achievement Frame, but can't :(

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