Is there a way to show the full name of bookmarks that have really long names on the bookmark bar in Google Chrome? Currently they are being shortened by truncation with ellipses in a manner similar to the CSS property text-overflow:

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Related: How do I show full names of folders that contain bookmarks in the Google Chrome Bookmark Bar?

However in that issue, the problem is described as a Linux-only issue whereas I am currently running Windows 8.


This is really more of a circumvention, but the way I deal with the issue is to right click on the bookmark (or folder) and use "rename" to make it something shorter and unique.

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  • That is the complete opposite of what I want to accomplish. I want a really long name to take up to the entire width of the bookmark bar and only truncated if it exceeds the width of the browser (as the bookmark bar does not wrap onto multiple lines). – rink.attendant.6 Jul 11 '14 at 15:39

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