On Sun, 23 May 2010 20:44:07 +0100 Liviu Andronic <landronimirc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I am using the "hide other pane" button to maximise the active pane, > but ultimately to free screen space for the Filename in order to view > very-long-filenames.ext in full. However, when I "hide other pane" all > the columns stay static, so that longer file names are still not seen > in full. On "hide other pane" would it be reasonable/feasible to > dynamically resize the first column/Filename so that the edge of the > last column borders the right-hand pane edge? Then on "show other > pane" the the first column/Filename width would be restored. Two things can be done: 1. make any column automatically resize itself to fit its longest content. This is described (by gtk itself) as inefficient for large views, and prone to make columns appear 'choppy' (whatever that is?). 2. allocate unused width in the window to any column(s). This has unpleasant side-effects when the window is made smaller i.e. those columns are the first ones to be hidden. Regards Tom -- Users can unsubscribe from the list by sending email to emelfm2-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the subject field or by logging into the web interface.