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    I thought I knew how to do this, by right-clicking on the desktop and choosing Properties -> Appearance tab -> Advanced button -> Item Box and choosing Icon Spacing (Vertical) and changing the figure from 43 pixels to some lower number (like 35), but doing this and clicking on Apply does absolutely nothing to the desktop icons.

    What should I be doing?!

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    Are you using the "classic" style? I don't think this will work with the "XP" themes.

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    [quote name='HansV' post='783116' date='05-Jul-2009 17:22']Are you using the "classic" style? I don't think this will work with the "XP" themes.[/quote]
    Yes, indeed!
    Windows and buttons: Windows Classic style
    Color scheme: Windows classic

    Do I have to unlock something somewhere, perhaps?
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    Hmm, changing the spacing works for me if I use Windows Classic style. Have you tried toggling Auto Arrange and/or Align to Grid?

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    [quote name='HansV' post='783124' date='05-Jul-2009 19:43']Hmm, changing the spacing works for me if I use Windows Classic style. Have you tried toggling Auto Arrange and/or Align to Grid?[/quote]
    Yey! Toggling "Align to Grid" seems to be necessary on my machine to cause the number of icons in a column to increase, following the lowering of the "Icon Spacing (vertical)" setting!
    Congratulations on the solving of another mystery...
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