How to enable the AppleScript menu on the Mac OS X menu bar

AppleScript FAQ: How do I enable the AppleScript menu on the Mac OS X menu bar?

To enable the AppleScript menu on the Mac OS X menu bar, follow these steps:

  1. Click Applications
  2. Scroll down and click Utilities
  3. Click Script Editor (this was called AppleScript Editor in older OS X versions)
  4. Click the “Script Editor” menu item, then click “Preferences...”
  5. On the Preferences dialog click “Show Script menu in menu bar”
  6. If it isn’t selected, you’ll want to enable the “Show Computer scripts” option

The correct settings are shown in this image:

Once you click the “Show Script menu in menu bar,” you’ll see the AppleScript menu appear at the top-right of your Mac menu bar. This image shows what that menu item looks like:

As you can see, the menu appears as a curly-white piece of paper.

In summary, if you wanted to see how to show the AppleScript menu in your Mac OS X menu bar, I hope this is helpful.

Add new comment

Anonymous format

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul type> <ol start type> <li> <pre>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.