Windows 10: How to narrow the tile column in the start menu? Solved

  1.    06 Aug 2015 #1

    How to narrow the tile column in the start menu?


    How do I narrow the tiles column in the start menu?
    I have unpinned many of the tiles on the start menu and moved others around so that I have only one row of tiles and I would like to make the column narrower, but I haven't been able to. I made the double arrows show on the right side, and I click and hold the arrows to move it to the left, but nothing happens. Am I missing something?

    Thanks in advance for the advice,
    Mary
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    W7 Pro x64 | W10 IP x64 | Linux Mint VM
       06 Aug 2015 #2

    Once you have clicked on the resize arrows keep moving left, it doesn't resize like windows do, only in increments. Move across more and it will snap to the next position.

    Start Menu - Resize in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    06 Aug 2015 #3

    Boozad said: View Post
    Once you have clicked on the resize arrows keep moving left, it doesn't resize like windows do, only in increments. Move across more and it will snap to the next position.
    tha
    Start Menu - Resize in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    I tried doing that as it shows in the link, and I can resize using the up and down arrows, but the arrow to the left doesn't move at all. Am I doing something wrong or is it a glitch in my Windows 10 system?
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  4. Posts : 20,872
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       06 Aug 2015 #4

    Hello Mary,

    Each group of apps on Start has 3 columns by default. I'm not aware of a way to change that yet though.
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  5.    06 Aug 2015 #5

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Mary,

    Each group of apps on Start has 3 columns by default. I'm not aware of a way to change that yet though.
    If I'm understanding you correctly, the only way to narrow the tile column so that it doesn't take up so much space of the desktop would be to unpin all of the tiles?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       06 Aug 2015 #6

    Only if you didn't want any apps pinned to Start.

    It's just that each group of apps you have on Start will have 3 columns by default.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  7.    06 Aug 2015 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Only if you didn't want any apps pinned to Start.

    It's just that each group of apps you have on Start will have 3 columns by default.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
    I do want to keep some of the tiles. I hope that MS will make some tweaks to the system.
    Thanks for the advice.
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  8. Posts : 20,872
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       06 Aug 2015 #8

    It would be nice to have an option to change that.
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