Can anyone describe the relationship between the "recent items" Apple
Menu item and the com.apple.recentitems.plist?
I figure there's one copy in RAM and another on disk.
By opening apps or doents, or by selecting the "Clear menu" command,
I change only the one in RAM. Calls to 'defaults' affect only the one
That is, changes to the file don't affect what appears on the menu, and
changes to the menu don't immediately appear in the file. The system
seems to write the RAM version to disk only when you log out.
Is there a way to flush the ...