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Windows 7: File name hiding

04 Aug 2009   #1
Pantalaimon

Windows 7
 
 
File name hiding


Can anybody tell me how I might stop Windows from hiding file names like this? It's really irritating.


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04 Aug 2009   #2
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

What types of filenames is it hiding...give some examples
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04 Aug 2009   #3
Pantalaimon

Windows 7
 
 

Sorry, I was editing. Is that enough^? (highlighted in green isn't hidden)..
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04 Aug 2009   #4
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
What types of filenames is it hiding...give some examples
Lol, look at the two icons above the selected one.

The text is truncated.

I'll leave this one to you Zidane.

greetz
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04 Aug 2009   #5
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pantalaimon View Post
Sorry I was editing. Is that enough^?
Ohhhh I was under the impression you were talking about something else...

Anyways right click on the desktop->Personalize->Window Color->Advanced Apperance Options->Change Values for Icon Spacing (Horizontal/Vertical) until you get it where you want it
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04 Aug 2009   #6
SquonkSC

Win7 Build 7600 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zidane24 View Post
Ohhhh I was under the impression you were talking about something else...

Anyways right click on the desktop->Personalize->Window Color->Advanced Apperance Options->Change Values for Icon Spacing (Horizontal/Vertical) until you get it where you want it
In XP you had to logoff / logon after this change. Is that still the case?
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04 Aug 2009   #7
Pantalaimon

Windows 7
 
 

No no, I mean I have to actually move the mouse over files with longer names in order for their names to be displayed in full. It's nothing to do with the icon spacing.
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04 Aug 2009   #8
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pantalaimon View Post
No no, I mean I have to actually move the mouse over files with longer names in order for their names to be displayed in full. It's nothing to do with the icon spacing.
Guys I think he wants the entire name to be visible at all times. I remember a thread that had this and one thing that helped was to change the text size. Best bet to search for the thread here at seven

Ken
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04 Aug 2009   #9
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pantalaimon View Post
No no, I mean I have to actually move the mouse over files with longer names in order for their names to be displayed in full. It's nothing to do with the icon spacing.
It has everything to do with icon spacing. Your current config doesn't allow enough space for the text to present. Try Z's suggestion. If he is wrong, change it back and report. He is not wrong.
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04 Aug 2009   #10
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Antman View Post
It has everything to do with icon spacing. Your current config doesn't allow enough space for the text to present. Try Z's suggestion. If he is wrong, change it back and report. He is not wrong.
That is what I was about to say...It has to be the spacing
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