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Windows 7: Change width of a specific taskbar button

30 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Change width of a specific taskbar button


What I want to do is to change the width of one specific taskbar icon but keep the rest intact.

Is this possible to do?

Take a look at the screenshot I posted and you'll understand what I mean.

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30 Apr 2011   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

If I right click on taskbar you have several options.
Personally I have a check mark on "Lock Taskbar" on mine. If I uncheck it I can raise or lower the height of the taskbar.
In my taskbar I can grab and Icon and move it left or right but not the width that you are talking about.

So...right click on taskbar and open properties and see if you can find a place where you can select the size or width of each icon.
Post back and let us know what you did.
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30 Apr 2011   #3
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums artnoir. This tutorial for the recycle bin Shawn wrote may do what you want. You could pin the application to the taskbar in a folder, and make the space larger.

Recycle Bin - Pin to Taskbar

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01 May 2011   #4


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