Desktop Icon Spacing

  ianeon 16:28 27 Jan 2004
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Hello - Is there a way to reduce the space between desktop icons on Win XP - any information would be appreciated - Thank you - Ian

  Lozzy 16:33 27 Jan 2004

Right-click an empty part of your desktop.
Choose Properties and open the Appearance tab.
Find Icon spacing (horizontal) and Icon spacing (vertical) in the Item pull-down menu.
Reset the size value to add more or less space between icons. Click Apply and OK.

Hit the F5 key to refresh your desktop and see the new icon spacing.

This is the only way I know of.. Hope it helps

  johnnyrocker 17:22 27 Jan 2004

screen resolution can play a big part also.

johnny.

  hugh-265156 17:22 27 Jan 2004

or right click the desktop/arrange icons by

untick align to grid then move them wherever you wish.

  ianeon 20:11 27 Jan 2004

Thank you - It worked for me - Ian

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