Prevent icon text from truncating

Hi-
I would like to see the full text description of an icon on the Windows
NT 4.0 desktop.  Currently, NT will truncate the text description if its too long.
How can I see the entire text description of icons in Windows NT?
bman005Asked:
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adam923Commented:
I don't know if this is possible for the deskop.  For normal explorer windows I usually just choose List from the View menu so it won't truncate.
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MFalconCommented:
There is one solution to minimise the effect of the truncation.  Truncation has to happen in case the text fills up the entire desktop.

Right click on a blank space on the desktop and click on propties.  Click on Appearance.  Under Item, select Icon spacing (Horizontal) and increase to 150.  Adjust this figure to suit your needs.  If the text is too long truncation still occurs, but this way you see more of it, (still only on two lines though).  You can also select item "Icon" and adjust the font to Arial Narrow and font size 8.
Warning.  Autoarrange and arrange icons uses the new settings, so you might want to place icons where you want on the desktop.
Truncated icon text is also displayed when you single click on the icon.
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bman005Author Commented:
Good answer since I spent all day yesterday searching for the answer and came to basically the same conclusion as the response by MFalcon.  Anybody have any ideas on how to show more then two lines of text in the icon description?
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