Folder pane width change

Sim

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Sharing two links from the MS forum on the folder pane width issue; seems an increasing number of users is complaining:

 

Diane Poremsky

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I see Gabe is in the one thread - he is with the product team.
 

Diane Poremsky

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porentially good news - they will be enabling the ability to make it smaller - no word on how much smaller. Time will tell if its satisfactory. (Experience tells me not to get my hopes up.)
 

Sim

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Same laptop, same build as posted in my latest screenshot, upon starting up outlook this morning:

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This was the only combination I haven't had so far ;) I'll just wait for updates. It seems out of our control ;)
 

luvnik

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Many many thanks rseiler and Diane - really appreciate your help here for making this easy and simple to understand. I was able to run the batch file and it has made the task very simple and easy.
Thank you indeed!
 
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You can follow these steps to Resize the Navigation Pane:
  1. Hover your mouse pointer over the right border of the Navigation Pane.
  2. When the pointer becomes a double-headed arrow ,
  3. Click and drag the border to the left or right to resize width.
 

Diane Poremsky

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You can follow these steps to Resize the Navigation Pane:
  1. Hover your mouse pointer over the right border of the Navigation Pane.
  2. When the pointer becomes a double-headed arrow ,
  3. Click and drag the border to the left or right to resize width.
Please read the entire thread and test it in Outlook 2016 - they know how to resize the pane, but it only goes so far left.
 

DL777

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After running the bat file, I am still struggling to be able reduce the size of the left pane. I only want to see two letters of each folder but it is still requiring a very wide pane. Did the script not work for me? I ran as both admin and regular user. I would like to eliminate what is in red. Thanks for your help.
Running Office 365...

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