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name too long

When my folder location is too long, I can't view the full file or folder names. Double clicking on the name field or in between name and size doesn't work either.

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you can try dragging the this bar | between the name and the size columns to give bigger space to the name (drag it to the right) –  Mina Michael Dec 6 '13 at 16:36
    
@MinaMichael My point was that it doesn't work. I can't drag it to make it bigger because it would then take up more than the window size. –  ike Dec 6 '13 at 16:51
    
well then you can shrink the location column before expanding the name column –  Mina Michael Dec 6 '13 at 17:04
    
I can't shrink the location folder because the name is too long, it won't shrink while there's room for it. Why don't you try it with a long location name? –  ike Dec 6 '13 at 17:08
    
I noticed that I don't have the location column in the first place! XD how did you get it? :D –  Mina Michael Dec 6 '13 at 17:31

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The simplest thing would be to go to preferences: Preferences

and remove the 'Location column: List Columns

I have encountered this problem myself, and it can be rather annoying...

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