Hide Menubar and TaskBar in Standalone

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Thu Apr 9 20:16:19 EDT 2009

Recently, Roger Guay wrote:

> I am building a standalone e-tutoring program for which I want to hide
> the menu and task bars on the Mac (and Windows secondarily), So far I
> have found no way to do this. I appreciate any help.

In the script that is part of your startup routine (or wherever makes the
most sense) you add this line of script:

  hide menubar

If you ever need to make the menus visible again while running your app
(maybe as a preference), just script the opposite:

  show menubar


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design

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