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Make the menu bar in Yosemite opaque [Resolved]

In Mavericks and earlier, it was possible to make the menu bar opaque, rather than the default translucent look.

Now in Yosemite, it looks like translucency is the default, and the setting is gone from where it used to be, to toggle it.

Is there a workaround for this? Such as a way to do it through Terminal?


Question Credit: Gary
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Asked February 11, 2019
Posted Under: Apple
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In System Preferences > Accessibility > Display, enable the "Reduce Transparency" option.

(Note, though, that that disables transparency across the whole system; it doesn't seem like it's possible to disable the transparency just for the menu bar anymore.)


credit: daGUY
Answered February 11, 2019

In System Preferences > Accessibility > Display, enable the "Increase contrast" option.


credit: Zefram
Answered February 11, 2019

You can make the Menu Bar opaque in System Preferences, specifically in Accessibility ? Display ? Reduce transparency:

Reduce transparency option in Accessibility preference pane


credit: haykam
Answered February 11, 2019
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