Windows 10: Resolution for "Align Icons to Grid" Solved

  1.    24 Dec 2015 #1

    Resolution for "Align Icons to Grid"

    I use "Align Icons to Grid" to line up icons on my Desktop. However, I find the resolution of the grid is too coarse. How can I reduce the icon spacing between icons for the "Align Icons to Grid" option?
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  2. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       24 Dec 2015 #2

    Read here: Desktop Icon Spacing - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    There used to be a way to do this through the GUI but I can't find it in Win 10.

    Edit: Found this which uses DesktopOK to change the spacing graphically. I use DesktopOK to remember Desktop icon positions so being able to adjust spacing using the same program is great,

    Customize icon spacing on the windows 10 desktop
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  3.    25 Dec 2015 #3

    The first fix worked but there is no obvious relationship between the number entered and the actual icon spacing. I find I can set a lower vertical icon spacing to enable icons to be placed on the lowest desktop row but the icon titles then overlap when the title is on two rows.

    I tried DesktopOK but it keeps crashing on my PC so I won't use it. I used DesktopOK_x64. Is that the correct version to use?
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  4. Ztruker's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro X64 17134.191
       25 Dec 2015 #4

    That's what I'm using on my Win 10 Pro X64 system.

    What kind of error are you getting.
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