Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: icons spacing

31 Mar 2010   #1
pike8

windows 7 ultimate
 
 
icons spacing

hello, i'm new here.
i've recently migrated to W7 ultimate from XP SP2 and a there are quite a few things that i find hard getting used to.
one of those is spacing between the icons in system tray - it's too big. is there any way to "squeeze" them? i don't want to hide them, i like to have them all shown (there is about ten icons), but they take too much space on taskbar.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
31 Mar 2010   #2
adamisoke

Windows 7 Ultimate edition x64
 
 

You may increase the number of icons that can be accommodated in the taskbar by increasing the height of the taskbar. Simply drag the taskbar upside to increase the width. I don’t think there is a way to reduce the space between taskbar icons.
here is how my teskbar look like


Attached Thumbnails
-screenshot-11h-53m-31s-.jpg  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 icons spacing




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Spacing between taskbar items and also system tray spacing
I'm using small icons and never combine and also 7 taskbar tweaker not to group tasks. I was wondering if there was a way to get rid of the space between tasks, like between one folder and another. Which is technically what grouping does I guess. But I still wanted to move individual things around...
Customization
Unnecessary spacing on desktop icons
I've had this problem before, except in XP. Basically, I am having issues putting my icons right above my task bar, there is a bit of a gap where it won't let me put my icons. Just because I know I'll be asked, here's my icon spacing: Icon Spacing (Horizontal): 43 Icon Spacing (Vertical): 43...
General Discussion
1.5 or 2.0 line spacing would be great!!!
Call me old fashioned, but here goes, running 64bit Win7 SP1 with all updates, my email provider of choice is "Windows Mail", since the Vista days have enjoyed not having a cloud based email. (on my laptop same spec but with gmail), anyway could somebody help me change the line spacing whilst...
Browsers & Mail
Help with Icon Spacing
Hi, I have Windows 7 Home Premium and would like to know how to change the icon spacing on the desktop so they are closer together. I used help and support on my pc for "icon spacing", but couldn't find instructions on how to change it. I would appreciate your help. Thank you.
General Discussion
Desktop Icon Spacing
First off let me state that this is over 2 different accounts on the same computer. The Icon Spacing for Vertical and Horizontal are the same. Although the icon size on the 2nd account is set to medium instead of small that doesn't seem to change where it goes(it is there when set to small icons as...
Customization
Gadget spacing and buttons
(Still) using RC1 I was wondering if i can change the spacing between the gadget. The spacing was much narrower in Vista and i would like to reduce the space between the gadgets. I did not find any settings that would allow me to play around with the spacing. In W7 those gadget icons that allow...
Gadgets


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App