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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:34 am    Post subject: Obscure abbreviations of filenames Reply with quote

On Snow leopard's desktop how cannot I view the whole title of my files. The abbreviations are incomprehensible. Yes, the full titles appear if I hover the pointer over them but isn't there a way to keep the complete titles visible at all times?
Increasing or decreasing the font size or the icon size will not do. Any suggestion?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

right-click on the desktop
select 'Show View Options'
widen the 'Grid spacing'
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you, jb, that did it nicely.

I have the same problem with iCal: the text is too small. The Help file has an option to increase text size but it only increases the size of the Help page!

Is it possible to enlarge text size in iCal (without enlarging the whole page)?
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 10:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

maurice wrote:

Is it possible to enlarge text size in iCal (without enlarging the whole page)?


try this:

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3254233?start=0&tstart=0

https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3200476?start=0&tstart=0
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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 12:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Gaby, none of the 2 links you suggested can increase the text size in iCal 4.04 which is the one that comes with Snow Leopard.
Note: I refer to the screen size, not the print size.

Surely there must be a way of making the text larger?
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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2012 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

maurice wrote:
Gaby, none of the 2 links you suggested can increase the text size in iCal 4.04 which is the one that comes with Snow Leopard.
Note: I refer to the screen size, not the print size.

Surely there must be a way of making the text larger?


oh sorry about that.. i can't seem to find the right solution for your problem Sad
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