Application (top bar) menu not visible. Program icons are available.

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Problem(Abstract)

Application (top bar) menu with 'File', 'Edit', 'View' etc menu options is not visible. Program icons appearing immediately above the Data and Variable view windows -- such as 'Open data document' and 'Recall recently used dialogs' -- are available and function normally.

Symptom

Application (top bar) menu with 'File', 'Edit', 'View' etc menu options is not visible. Program icons appearing immediately above the Data and Variable view windows -- such as 'Open data document' and 'Recall recently used dialogs' -- are available and function normally.


Cause

Program is not receiving proper operating system 'focus'.

Environment

Apple Mac OSX

Diagnosing the problem

Close all open programs. Open Statistics. If the Application (top bar) menu presents, then the behavior results from a 'focus' failure.

Resolving the problem

Close all open programs. Open Statistics. Select 'Edit' menu. Select 'Options' menu entry. Select 'General' tab. Locate 'Windows' section of 'General' tab. Select 'SPSS Standard' from 'Look and feel' drop-down box. Select 'Apply' button. Select 'OK' button.

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Document information


More support for:

SPSS Statistics

Software version:

Not Applicable

Operating system(s):

Mac OS

Reference #:

1640766

Modified date:

2013-12-23

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