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Simple Stupid Mac Tips #34 – Can’t Find Menu Bar Options? Help is on the Way

Simple Stupid Mac Tips #34 – Can’t Find Menu Bar Options? Help is on the Way

By Tom Lambotte | June 15, 2020

If you want to get out of the office before the next year, you can’t be fumbling around trying to open menu items in the middle of a jampacked workday.

Getting to the programs faster could shave minutes off your day. And when it comes to leaving work at a reasonable hour and spending time with your family, every minute counts.

This Stupid Simple Tips will answer your calls for ‘help!’ when trying to access menu items.

Everyone Appreciates a Helping Hand

By utilizing the ‘Help’ function on your macOS, you won’t need to search manually through your enormous dropdown list.

This feature appears in the form of a search box. Type your desire menu item into the field, and the results will appear below. Hovering, over a result, displays the menu it’s in. Though the more straightforward method is clicking the result to open the program.

So, next time your menu bar gives you trouble, just call for help!

  • June 15, 2020

About the Author

Tom Lambotte is a legal technology expert, author and the CEO of GlobalMac IT. He helps Mac-using lawyers with super simple technology, security and efficiency strategies that work. He’s on a mission to help attorneys using Apple computers reduce their security risk and get more out of their technology. Get his free 33 Stupid Simple Mac Tips and score some quick wins to boost your productivity.