Norman & Mark, > Anyone else who wants to embrace the Aqua way: I've introduced a > new method uk.ac.starlink.util.Loader.tweakGuiForMac() which does > this (sets apple.laf.useScreenMenuBar true if it's not already set). I've modified SPLAT to use this new method, so it may come up differently under OS X now. I've also switched to the platform look and feel by default. Norman, care to try this out and report back sometime. Cheers, Peter.