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2309 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Nov 23, 2009 11:14 AM by John Public
Currently Being ModeratedNov 17, 2009 9:19 AM (in response to John Public)Using a command such as:
defaults write com.apple.systemuiserver menuExtras
will do this, but it can only set the list of menu items to a setting specified in the command; adding or removing single items isn't possible.
(48654)iMac Late 2007 Core 2 Duo, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
Currently Being ModeratedNov 18, 2009 3:32 PM (in response to John Public)Hi John, further to what Niel says this site has some examples, it's a bit dated but should do what you need.
To read what is already there use the defaults read com.apple.systemuiserver menuExtras command.
Having said that, seem to be having consistency issues on 10.6 with these commands.
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Currently Being ModeratedNov 23, 2009 11:14 AM (in response to Andbrowny)Thanks Neil / Andbrowny, glad to see it can be done, but not necessarily the way I would hope it would be done....It's a shame that there are parts of the gui that are difficult to control from the cli. Ideally, I would like both environments to be equal so I can do what needs to be done in the most efficient way possible....