When I move a window from a larger display to a smaller display, sometimes it's so large that the bottom right hand corner is outside the display, meaning that I can't easily resize it.
What can I do about this situation?
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Try adding in a
Keyboard Shortcut using system preferences. I have mine to execute the
Zoom option located under the
Window tab at the top of most browsers and applications. I changed the
Command + Return + Shift from the default to my new shortcut zoom.
This will resize the window to fit the screen and if a different/smaller screen size is desired, you can easily resize it using the corners from here.
It is actually much easier to resize from this resized/"Zoomed" window because moving your mouse to any of the computer screen's edges will place you directly over the edge of the window allowing you do resize the screen without mis-clicking (example of mis-clicking: causing another window/application to become active or moving the position/orientation of the window altogether).
Just add in the application you want this shortcut to work for under the
App Shortcuts option within the "Keyboard" -> "Shortcuts" sections of system preferences.
As long as any part of the top of the window is visible, then the following will work:
Hold down "Shift" while double-clicking then the window's title bar. This will resize the window to fit your screen.
In my experience, moving most windows from a large display to a smaller display automatically resized it to fit height-wise.
If it does not automatically do so, clicking the Green Maximize/Zoom button in the title bar should make it fit to the current screen/window content. If the application works with full screen mode, hold the Option key while clicking the button. From there you should have more access to resizing the window.
Note: You should also be able to resize an application's windows from any corner.
Edit: As per comment, this is also useful for resizing windows width-wise.