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Questions tagged [menu-bar]

The region of a window or screen where drop down menus are displayed. The menu bar allows for easy access of an application's menus and commands.

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Mac Menu Bar Won't Show Up (Not Hidden) and Unable to Start Any Apps

I think I might done something stupid so that I encounter such an error. Firstly, I am using MacBook Pro (late 2013), running on the latest Mac OS Mojave (ver.10.14.5). Today I was trying to save ...
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Could not log in; restarted MacBook Air; icons exchanged position; Got a login warning at my iPhone [closed]

I took my MacBook Air offline and put it to sleep. After some 4 hours, I opened the lid, entered the password wrongly, corrected it and hit enter. The password field and the "next" arrow were greyed ...
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How to remove Adobe from menubar?

This Adobe menubar item is not making my life any better, how do I remove it permanently? I tried right-clicking it. That did nothing Tried command-dragging it. That failed. When I click it this ...
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Is it possible to make a macOS app accessible via Status menu?

Is there any way to place a macOS app in Status bar which does not originally have a Status bar component? Is there any simple app which can make this conversion for any macOS app?
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Has anybody seen this icon in the menu bar? What does it do?

Has anybody seen this icon in the menu bar? What does it do?
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Preview virtual spaces in menu bar (like ubuntu)

Is it possible to have a preview of the virtual spaces in the menu bar, like this https://github.com/maho2nd/enhanced-ubuntu-workspace-indicator?          ...
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iStat Menus has disappeared from my menu bar the moment I upgraded to Mac OS 10.14.4

When I upgraded from Mojave 10.14.3 to 10.14.4, iStat Menus completely disappeared from my menu bar and I cannot seem to make it reappear no matter what setting I choose from within the main iStat ...
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Lost menu bar items in macOS Mojave

I turned on my Macbook (running macOS 10.4.1) one day (I might have restarted, don't remember) and I was missing a couple of my menu bar items. They were Battery Monitor and Memory Cleaner. I know ...
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How to stop menu bar from dimming when focusing on a different monitor

I have mojave (10.14.1) and use dark mode with each display having separate spaces (I have two screen in total). This means that there are two menu bars. Everytime I focus on a specific space, the ...
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Hack to hide TeamViewer dock icon, issue with restarting app

I don't like TeamViewer taking up space on the Dock. I followed this tutorial to hide the dock icon, leaving me with only a menubar icon, which works great. TeamViewer is set to start at login. ...
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How can I add custom items to the Apple menu?

I would like to add shortcuts to open apps such as Terminal, Google Chrome, Launchpad etc., or to open a folder as a sub-menu. Is it possible to do so? If yes, how do I do it? I am running macOS ...
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When in Chrome Full Screen, sometimes the menu bar doesn't slide down when mouse over the top of the screen

I use Chrome in full-screen mode all the time, and constantly have to hover my mouse over the top to show the menu bar (sometimes I need to check which keyboard layout I'm using, or the time, or how ...
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help weird icon on my menu bar

This icon just appeared on my macbook menu bar. The command + drag does not work. What is this icon for? How do I delete it?
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What font does macOS Mojave use? [duplicate]

What font is used in the macOS Mojave GUI? I am specifically looking for the font on the Menu bar. I did find another post here, but it only showed the fonts for the old MacOS versions. What's ...
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How to remove the ‘VPN is not configured’ icon from the menu bar on macOS?

I don’t know when it appears. Could you tell me how to remove or add the icon?
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Identify “CAPS” style icon in menu bar

I've got the following icon in my menu bar: And I'm unsure of its origin. It looks like it should be the CAPS icon, but I don't have CAPS Lock on. Even if I switch between it on and off, the icon ...
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Suddenly, menu bar applications have blue badges

I am using a MacBook Air 13' bought in 2017, running Mojave 10.14.1 (18B75). I recently removed malware and plugins named Weknow.ac. Now, several of the application badges and indicators in the menu ...
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Applescript Access to Outlook New Mail menu bar

I'd like to workaround a limitation with Outlook which is of it not allowing me to set a delay all emails sent by x minutes. A way I thought about working around this is to use Alfred Worklfows Hotkey ...
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Is there any program that can add titlebar functionality to the menubar panel?

Looking to reproduce the Unity/Gnome3 (Linux desktops) feature set on a Mac: specifically: adding various window management buttons to the menu bar panel (close, maximize, maybe tile left/right) ...
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Mojave: possible to disable menubar transparency?

I hate the transparent menubar in modern macOS versions. I used to avoid this by enabling the "Reduce Transparency" option in System Preferences > Accessibility > Display. In Mojave (on non-Retina ...
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How to turn off menu bar autohide in split view mode?

I use split view quite a bit for programming and want the menu bar to always be shown. Is there any way to do that?
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How to remove Cox Cloud Drive icon from menu bar?

Cox cable had a cloud storage system called Cloud Drive. They discontinued it several months ago. The icon is still in my menu bar. Their support services says they no longer support uninstalling it. (...
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How to remove third-party menu bar elements [duplicate]

I would like to remove third-party menu bar elements, e.g. a menu left by an application which I have removed from the Applications folder. I know that I can rearrange the elements if I command-click ...
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Customise menu bar icons

I'm looking to spice up Mojave a bit by adding colour to menu bar icons. Namely Wi-Fi and Battery icons. /System/Library/CoreServices/MenuExtras/Battery.menu/Contents/Resources and found the ...
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Why can I not set Safari keyboard shortcuts? Conflicts with secondary, unlisted Back/Forward commands

I use ⌘← and ⌘→ to move between tabs. I want to transfer this setting to Safari. The default Safari keyboard shortcuts shown in the menu bar list ⌘[ and ⌘] for Back/Forward: Despite those keyboard ...
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Show current calendar week in menu bar?

Is there a way to get macOS to display the current calendar week in the menu bar, maybe as part of the date or as an additional information elsewhere in the menu bar?
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Item Highlighted Apple Menu Bar

I use Control+F2 to highlight the menu bar pretty frequently. How does the Menu Bar decide what menu to select in the list when a key is pressed? Typically the character pressed on the keyboard is ...
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Chrome: When menubar displays, webpage shifts down

All of a sudden, a couple weeks ago, I've noticed that whenever I hover my mouse at the top of my chrome browser while in fullscreen, when the top menu bar appears it shifts the whole webpage a couple ...
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What do the Terminal menu item icons under Window mean?

Where is terminal app window menu symbology documented as I can't find out what the icons to the left of the existing terminals open under the Window menu mean. I understand the check mark is the ...
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HighSierra MacOS Input Sources and Input Menu Unicode Keyboard Bugs

I have an occupational need for about seven different keyboards including US, Greek Polytonic, Classical Hebrew, Ethiopic, Semitic Transliteration, and extended Latin keyboards (college professor). ...
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Bluetooth icon keeps randomly disappearing from menu bar in High Sierra

From some unknown reason, the bluetooth icon keeps disappearing from the menu bar at random. I have to open up settings and activate "Show bluetooth in Menu Bar" regularly. Why does this happen and ...
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Keyboard and Emoji Viewer menu vs. Input menu?

I'm using macOS High Sierra (10.13.6) on a MacBook Pro 15. In the Keyboard Preferences pane, I have "Show keyboard and emoji viewers in menu bar" option in the "Keyboard" tab turned on: Sure enough, ...
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Can't remove unknown symbol from menu bar

I have this symbol in my menu bar, I don't know where it came from. I can't remove it by using Cmd drag, whenever I move the mouse over it the mouse turns into the spinning rainbow wheel. Can anyone ...
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Assign keyboard shortcut to change network environment

How do I assign a keyboard shortcut to change the network environment? They networks are accessible under Apple menu → Environment → [name]. I wish want to quickly switch between the wired and the ...
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iStat Menus: show only CPU icon in menu bar

I am having trouble finding a way for iStat Menus to show only CPU icon in the menu bar. In iStat Menus settings I have only CPU&GPU enabled: Moreover, I have disabled all active items for ...
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How can you active the Script Menu Bar with AppleScript?

In AppleScript if you want to show the Script Menu in the menu bar you have to: Click Applications Scroll down and click Utilities Click Script Editor (this was called AppleScript Editor in older OS ...
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AppleScript to Option-click on the Dropbox Menu Bar Icon

I have an AppleScript that does a simple "mouse" click on the Dropbox menu bar icon (Menu Extra or Menulet). It works well. tell application "System Events" tell UI element "Dropbox" tell menu ...
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Is there a way to rename menu items in Firefox?

Google Chrome has a keyboard shortcut that I really like, command + shift + B. It hides and shows the bookmarks toolbar so I can use a new tab extension without worrying where my bookmarks are going ...
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Icons on menu bar redraw at each monitor change

I have an issue with my setup that drives me nuts and is more and more annoying. I have a 4 displays setup and each time I change of monitor most of the icons in the menu redraw and introduce lag ...
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Sub menu for the menu bar ?

Ive got various menu bar icons all of which i use, but they are beginning to take up too much room. Is there a way i can get them all to sit under a sub menu in the menu bar ? Im running OSX 10.10.5
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Add Energy Saver to menu bar?

On my iMac, I tend to adjust the Turn off display after: from short to long and back again, pretty frequently. It would be convenient if I could get to this with one click, perhaps from the menu bar. ...
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Where are macOS icons stored?

For example, icons in the tray, where are these icons stored? Can they be modified (without installing third-party software)? sh-3.2# system_profiler SPSoftwareDataType Software: System ...
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Show menubar in fullscreen

Yes this is different than other "show menubar in fullscreen" I have a program where i make my own tests for people in class and when opening it i have to close all my programs that's ok for me but ...
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How to show the macOS menu bar on fullscreen mode

When you maximise apps to fullscreen on Mac OS Sierra, the menu bar is hidden. This is expected, because it's full screen, but if you're using an app with tabs (like Visual Studio Code), the menu bar ...
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Symbolic integration in Grapher.app?

Several months ago I was using Grapher, something strange happened. Instead of going to Equation → Integrate, I clicked the symbols menu (with the summation notation, cube root, etc.) and clicked the ...
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Menu bar and right-click menu blank

So after working on my Macbook for a while. Menus will start blanking out. Right click on Chrome in dock: Top menu bar totally blank: Right click on desktop: Clicking the black Apple icon in the ...
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How to get back the missing monitor option in High Sierra's menubar?

When plugging in an external monitor on my MacBook-pro Sierra I could set the monitor options to show up on the menu bar. That works like a charm. Since the upgrade to High Sierra, I am not able to ...
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Create a keyboard shortcut for macOS Share Menu

UPDATE: Added screenshots to clarify what the macOS share menu is. This is located on iOS and macOS as an arrow icon on Apple applications (a majority of them). The screenshots are from Safari's share ...
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Two strange icons in my menu bar

I have two annoying icons in my menu bar. The first I have no clue at all. If I try to click on it, the pointer changes to the "waiting coloured ball". The second one relates to Malwarebytes that I ...
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Service crashes when using AppleScript to click menu bar icon [duplicate]

The following AppleScript code clicks the WiFi icon found in the menu bar (source): tell application "System Events" to tell process "SystemUIServer" to tell (menu bar item 1 of menu bar 1) to click ...