1.    28 Sep 2015 #1
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    Expand the start menu (left side)


    Perhaps I'm missing something but can the left side (non tiled side) of the start menu be expanded? If so, how?

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    I kind of find it a bit annoying that I can't expand that side out a little so I can easily read item titles.

    Thanks.
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  2.    29 Sep 2015 #2
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    Well........ ???
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  3.    29 Sep 2015 #3
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    Drew, not that I am aware of, if you mean width wise. The height can be changed, but I don't believe the left side width can be changed.
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  4.    29 Sep 2015 #4
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    I tried messing around with it, the only answer I can give is, when you mouse over and wait a second, the full name will show(red arrow)Click image for larger version. 

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  5.    29 Sep 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
    Drew, not that I am aware of, if you mean width wise. The height can be changed, but I don't believe the left side width can be changed.
    Yeah, I mean width wise. Anyway it does seem you can't expand that left side. Was hoping I may have missed something

    @ Cliff S,

    Thanks, hadn't thought about the hover thing. That helps, but still would be nice to expand it out a little.

    Thanks guys
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  6.    29 Sep 2015 #6
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    If you use the Start Menu 'Full Screen', it gets a little wider/bigger:

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  7.    29 Sep 2015 #7
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    I'm sorry, what's Start Menu 'Full Screen'?

    Never mind, I found it but it didn't really do anything for me except fully expand the right side.

    Thanks.
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  8.    29 Sep 2015 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by sygnus21 View Post
    I'm sorry, what's Start Menu 'Full Screen'?
    The Start Menu uses all of your screen; try it:

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  9.    29 Sep 2015 #9
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    Drew, it's mostly, it seems to me, for the tiles to be full screen. But right click the desktop, select personalize, in the left column select start, then select use start full screen.

    OOps, Edwin beat me to it.
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  10.    29 Sep 2015 #10
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    Yeah I found it. See my edited post above. And yeah, it doesn't help for what I want.

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