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Windows 7: Icon arrangement

02 Oct 2010   #11

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Probably, I used fences before and I didn't like it. I think your only option is to try searching on microsoft help and support.

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02 Oct 2010   #12
Prof Kerfuffle

Windows 7 Professional (x64/SP1) /Linux Mint 16

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Anyways, back to the subject.

So nothing eh? Is fences my only options?
There may be a solution but fences is only good if you have a lot of icons on a good sized monitor.

Have a look how I use it but some have been pixelated

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02 Oct 2010   #13

Windows 7 Premium 64bit

I'd use fences if I could have the items arrange to the right side of the boxes you create. At the moment, they all just auto-arrange to the top side of the box.

I really just want to have my icons as they are on a Mac, no special boxes, just everything on the right side.
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