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I need to widen some properties windows/dialogs in Windows 7 to be able to read some very long paths.

How can I do this?

Thanks!

PS: I have already tried ResizeEnable and AuthoHotKeys, and let's just say that I do not want to use them again, ever. Please do not recommend them.

  • possible duplicate of How do I extend the maximum file path size in Windows 7? – Diogo Jun 14 '12 at 12:48
  • @Diogo I'm not sure that' s a duplicate. I think this user wants to stretch visible dialog Window to reveal hidden text. The flagged dupe seems to be about the number of characters available in a Windows file path. – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jun 14 '12 at 12:53
  • Cannot you drag window side by mouse to view full path? – Asif Jun 14 '12 at 13:01
  • If it's a long path, try highlighting it with the cursor and moving your cursor to the right, like you're selecting text. That's worked for me on occasion. – cutrightjm Jun 14 '12 at 13:16
  • @Asif: no (try it, you'll see) – kjo Jun 14 '12 at 16:10
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If it's a long path, try highlighting it with the cursor and moving your cursor to the right, like you're selecting text. That's worked for me on occasion.

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