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Windows XP - Icon's title in full text




  • Under Windows XP, you may have noticed that shortcut icons with long names aren't fully displayed (title wrapping).
  • To change that:
  • Click on Start>Run>type regedit
  • Expand the following key:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics
  • Change the value of IconTitleWrap from 1 to 0
  • Note that if the key doesn't exist you can create it:
    • Right click in an blank space in the the right panel> New> String value > name it as IconTitleWrap
  • Click OK, close the registry editor, and restart your computer.
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