Chapter . Customize Status Menus

Status menus (also called status items, status icons, menu extras, and menu bar extras) are the icons that appear at the right end of your menu bar. (This area is technically called the system status bar.) Generally, you can control which status menus appear, and you can further customize some status menus. Status menus can be a convenience or a waste of valuable menu bar space, depending on your needs, your monitor size, and what you had for breakfast. The tools for status menu management are scattered all over your computer; this section summarizes them.

Status Menu Removal and Rearrangement

To rearrange status menus, hold the Command key and drag a menu icon to a different location in the menu bar. To remove a ...

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