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Old 11-09-2016, 01:09 PM   #1
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Thunar - Increase Spacing Between Icons


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I am using xfce desktop and this is icon view in thunar file manager. As you see that the spacing between icons is very small. Please guide me that how can I increase this spacing.
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Old 11-09-2016, 01:58 PM   #2
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You can use the Ctrl + mouse wheel combination to change the icon size when in Thunar icon view.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 10:07 PM   #3
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increase icon size, but it does not increase spacing between them.
 
Old 11-10-2016, 02:34 PM   #4
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which default view have you chosen?

if that doesn't help then you can only change it through gtk theme or settings overrides in ~/.gtkrc-2.0 (if thunar still uses gtk2).
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Old 11-11-2016, 04:10 AM   #5
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I am using "icon view" in thunar preferences. XFCE is using gtk-2.0
I used following settings in ~/.gtkrc-2.0 file, but it is not changing icon spacing:
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XfdesktopIconView::cell-spacing = 6
XfdesktopIconView::cell-padding = 6
XfdesktopIconView::cell-text-width-proportion = 2.5
 
Old 11-11-2016, 12:00 PM   #6
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what you showed us in post #1 are not desktop icons, and its not xfdesktop but thunar.
 
Old 11-12-2016, 02:14 AM   #7
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My first post says:
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This is icon view in thunar file manager
 
Old 11-12-2016, 08:16 AM   #8
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exactly.
so why are you trying to modify xfdesktop's icon view in post #5?
 
Old 11-12-2016, 08:18 AM   #9
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Hmm... I am new to xfce (regularly uses cinnamon), and saw that settings on a forum, so I applied it
 
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I think now the question is irrelavent, as I moved back to cinnamon. However, a fix for those who face the same problem would be helpful.
 
  


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