“When getting settled into my new MacBook, it quickly became apparent that I did not want to rely on the calendar widget to find the numeric date. I simply wanted to view the date alongside the time in the menu-bar. Unfortunately, this is not an option in the Mac OS X operating system. However, by making some minor modifications, you too can easily display the date in the Mac OS X menu-bar without additional applications,” Macinstruct reports.
Macinstruct reports, “I have been using it for almost a year on all of my Macs and it has worked perfectly!”
Full article with simple instructions (Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger only) here.
MacDailyNews Note: We get this question frequently. Thanks to Macinstruct for their clear instructions. We have also been using this method to display the Day, Date, and Time in our Menu Bars for over a year with no problems.
How to get the full date and time in the Mac OS X Menu Bar – December 02, 2005