Windows 10: Cannot Reduce Windows Explorer Column Widths to Less than 210

Discus and support Cannot Reduce Windows Explorer Column Widths to Less than 210 in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Any help?I can't find any answers to this anywhere on the web.Somehow, Windows has defaulted to a minimum width of 210 pixels for EVERY column in... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by TechArrrrrg, May 13, 2021.

  1. Cannot Reduce Windows Explorer Column Widths to Less than 210


    Any help?I can't find any answers to this anywhere on the web.Somehow, Windows has defaulted to a minimum width of 210 pixels for EVERY column in Windows Explorer, and I cannot go any lower!My Status column, Size column, etc, are enormous, and I cannot make them any smaller???"Size All Columns to Fit" should make these smaller, no?Same with the Details pane - I should be able to modify it there to say... 12 pixels. No dice!

    :)
     
    TechArrrrrg, May 13, 2021
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  2. Column Width in List View in File Explorer

    I went through all of the above steps, but sadly this doesn't work when viewing folders in *list* view. Any idea how to adjust the column widths there?

    Up until a couple of months ago the column widths were always simply equal to the longest name in the column or the longest name in the folder. Now there is a couple of extra centimetres in there for no discernible reason.
     
    RichLehmann, May 13, 2021
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  3. Is it possible to reduce the column width to less than 80 pixels in Windows Explorer?

    Is it possible to reduce the column width to less than 80 pixels in Windows Explorer in W10?

    And before we proceed, YES, I know how to choose the different columns and
    YES, I know there are alternative views but I want to show a lot of columns in detail format and a lot of space is wasted as I cannot reduce the size of the columns below 80 pixels. Is there a registry tweak or something that can override this
    stupid restriction?
     
    BigStevie1973, May 13, 2021
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  4. Cannot Reduce Windows Explorer Column Widths to Less than 210

    With the Windows File Explorer, is there any way of changing the default display window column widths?

    With the Windows File Explorer, is there any way of changing the default display window column widths?

    I have some files with very long names, and I always want to see the file extensions as well as the names. In the default Windows File Explorer, the first column listing the names of the files is too narrow for some of my file names with extensions. I
    can drag the right margin of the first column to the right and fix that, but the next time I open File Explorer, I have to do it again. I would like to set the column widths and have that be the default thereafter.
     
    Lewis D. Eigen, May 13, 2021
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