I need to temporarily (5 min) hide my top menu bar. Is there a glitch, or something that will let me do that?

  • Why do you want to do it? I am honestly curious.
    – John Smith
    Commented Dec 19, 2010 at 2:15
  • @John Smith : A certain app that i have, has a button just a little bit too low for my mouse to reach. If I could hide the menu bar I could access the button.
    – Linuxmint
    Commented Dec 19, 2010 at 2:37

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You have a few choices.

  • MenuFela, site down, claims to do this.
  • MegaZoomer claims to zoom an app and hide the menu bar. Not sure if this will work, for example, with the Finder.
  • MenuShade does a so-so job. Hidden menu, but the shadow is there and the space is not usable
  • According to this hint you can edit the plist of the app and have the menu bar become hidden. Add the following to the Info.plist in the app bundle:

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