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44 +49/-5 votes

Hidden tray icons panel have unwanted line wrapping(s)

Submitted by litemininyuszika on January 2, 2009 to Annoyance, Bug, Usability

In the hidden tray icons panel, Windows shows icons in two lines even if only 3(!) icons are hidden!

UPDATE: If I have 5 hidden icons, lines are 3 icons wide. More inconsistency!

(beta 1 build 7000)

Only wrap lines if needed!
If moving and resizing this panel can be allowed also it may be perfect!

High

High

Not fixed

Discussion (8 comments)

.Chris wrote on January 2, 2009, 11:24pm

I'm sure its possable. Microsoft is just to lazzy to make it work... or its "not cool enough"

longzheng wrote on January 3, 2009, 6:16am

I reckon it should wrap, but maybe not at just two icons. The box shouldn't be too wide so your cursor don't stray too far from the "expand" icon.

xombie wrote on January 3, 2009, 8:02am

I think it should be 4 or 5 icons wide...

litemininyuszika wrote on January 3, 2009, 8:44am

Changed problem description.

litemininyuszika wrote on January 3, 2009, 1:53pm

Changed title from [Hidden tray icons have unwanted line wrapping] to [Hidden tray icons panel have unwanted line wrapping(s)].

BrandonLive wrote on January 3, 2009, 11:01pm

Did you ever think maybe it's by design that the icons are kept closer to the mouse pointer and are set up to maximize targetability?

litemininyuszika wrote on January 12, 2009, 12:36pm

BrandonLive:
Anyway, it's MY computer, not yours, Microsoft!

xombie wrote on January 12, 2009, 12:41pm

@litemininyuszika: It's Microsoft's OS, not yours!

litemininyuszika wrote on January 21, 2009, 10:07am

xombie:
Yes, but it's my computer!!

xombie wrote on January 21, 2009, 10:18am

liteminiyuszika: Yep, and you have a choice not to install Windows.

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