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Is there a way to make folders and items on the desktop always display the full name?

Like if I have a pdf file named "Golf Stretching Program" it shows up as "Golf Stret...g.png" Is there a way to set it so all folders always show the full name below the icon picture?
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Yeah.

Right click on the Desktop and select View Options.

You can adjust font and spacing sizes to suit your desired preference.

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that doesn't really do anything with the text attached to the icon. Make a random folder on your desktop and give it the name I have above and try to get all the text of the name visible all the time. I can't figure it out
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Yes it does. It works. Try it.

My Finder displayed the whole name, on two lines. (OS 10.5.8)
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Oh okay, it didn't mess with the grid spacing but that fixed it, thanks for the help
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