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How do I edit the column width of a document library (on the list view)?

I'm using SharePoint 2010 Foundation.

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i found i had to add 'min-width:' to the style as per the link above to get this working for widening columns... – emong May 25 '15 at 5:35
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You will have to make changes to "view/Allitems.aspx" form for your document library, if you follow this link, it will help you


hope it helps ;)

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Yes, it helped but I had to put !important in the width, overflow and white-space because ms-vh2 was overriding the styles. Thanks! – RHM Aug 28 '12 at 16:30
No problem and "!important" is a life saver trust me :) – tereško Aug 28 '12 at 16:42
true that!..... – RHM Aug 29 '12 at 4:21

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