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How does one make "All Programs" 'all readable'?

by cmk59 / January 24, 2006 10:55 PM PST

I'm guessing this is a common problem for some, but natch, not to me. I've got so many programs (yes, I've culled all I don't regularly use) that I cannot see everything within my "All Programs" window from the Start button...a third column of programs just 'hangs' off the screen in neverneverland. How can I make this list completely visible? Thanks?

Chuck
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Create Groups of programs.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 24, 2006 10:57 PM PST

Since you can make groups and submenus, all you need to do is decide to organize it.

Bob

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Create Groups of Programs...
by cmk59 / January 28, 2006 6:54 AM PST

Thanks to all who've answered this so far. I only have one question though, Bob...how do I create the Groups to reorganize the files? I'm not savvy enough to do that w/o worrying I'll screw up an app in the process. Can you walk me through it, or tell me where to find a checklist for doing so?

cmk59

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Here's another suggestion
by Tufenuf / January 25, 2006 12:19 AM PST

Chuck, In addition to Bob's suggestion you can rename the longer named shortcuts (e.g. Lavasoft Ad-aware Personnal SE to just Ad-aware). Just right click on the shortcut and choose rename. This will narrow the columns and may be worth a try for you.

Tufenuf

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Got it!
by cmk59 / January 28, 2006 7:01 AM PST

Sorry...disregard message...found it...it works a treat!

cmk59

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