On Monday, April 11, 2005, at 08:57 AM, tedd wrote: >> On Sunday, April 10, 2005, at 08:49 PM, tedd wrote: >> >>> If I remember correctly, long, long ago, in some system past (maybe >>> from a Norton add-on), one could place the full date (i.e., April >>> 10, 2005) along with the time in the menu bar -- that's what I would >>> like to see without having to resort to writing my own os or buying >>> an add-on. As it is, can you do that with the stock os? If so, then >>> I stand corrected and please tell me how to do it. If not, then I >>> don't think it's too much of a request for an os. >> >> No, I can't make it do that. I presume you are aware though, that if >> you click on the time, it shows the date? > > Ahhh... No, I didn't realize that. Thanks! > > I wonder why it's dimmed? And I wonder why it's there? It's not a menu > choice. It looks more like Apple didn't know what to do with it, so > they stuck it in a menu. If you did that Jay, I would say you were > going against Apples HIG's. :-) Yep, I bet you would. (Hate to have anyone think differently <smile>.) Maybe there's a reason they're HIG's and not HIR's. I'd say it is a menu choice, dimmed because it's inactive. You might call it a PMC (Prescient Menu Choice), because it completes its function before you choose it. :-) e-e =J= a y "