Moving Components freely

I have just started using App Inventor and I have encountered a major issue at least for me: How do I move components on the Viewer wherever I want? I can only move them to like the center of the screen or something depending on the screen data. They’ll stay unmoveable in the actual app, but I want to be able to move the components wherever I want

you can use the align property of its container,
and add other component (like empty horizontal arrangement) at left or top of it.

moveComp.aia (34.0 KB)

You can also add a blank Label next to your component in the same Arrangement, for padding. Use the Width of the Label to fluff it up.

The question is, should the component be positioned freely with your finger or via Designer or blocks?

It would be nice to have it available to drag freely to wherever on designer

With your finger?

Did you try my test aia (moveComp.aia)?

Do you mean you want to move components like this?
sample run

As in, moving components and whenever you stop moving them, they stay in place instead of snapping to a location like what happens here:

There is no Absolute Arrangement.

You need to build a cage of nested Horizontal and Vertical Arrangements, like in my example.

And again:

I’m working on it

You should just test it, not work on it!

Well that’s what I meant…

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