KDE Space between icons

Victor Nikiforov Victor.Nikiforov at bsc.bg
Mon Mar 12 09:49:33 GMT 2007

Yes it pity that there is no easy way to adjust icon grid.
Thank you for you information about Background -> Advanced settings.
I change the icon grid.

Rashid N. Achilov wrote:
> On Friday 09 March 2007 12:52, Victor Nikiforov wrote:
>> Hi List,
>> Is there any way to change the space between icons on the desktop. I 
>> want to narrow the space between the icons. Google mentioned something 
>> about DesktopGridSpacing in ~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals, but it 
>> doesn't work for me.
>> I'm using KDE 3.5.6. - Slackware 11
> For my pity, KDE authors think, that nobody sets icons spacing in Windows 
> manually and throw out even these "buttons", which were included in earlier 
> releases. Changing DesktopGridSpacing, GridXSpacing, GridYSpacing does not 
> work now - these settings simply dropped. 
> I completely misunderstand, why KDE try to "make your own way" here. I do not 
> need this "artifical intellect" to auto-arrange icons on MY desktop. Icons 
> spacing MUST be configurable independently on X and on Y. 
> This day I can configure it only "through back" - Configure Desktop -> 
> Background Settings -> Advanced Settings
> With altering "Lines for Icon text" and "Width for Icon text" you can alter 
> width for icon cell.


Victor Nikiforov
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