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JMenuBar showing gradient background on Mac -- how to disable?

 
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JMenuBar on Mac OS adds a gradient, which I don't want. See the simple example below. (Note, the gradient is very subtle. Using Mac OS's DigitalColorMeter utility, you can detect it.) Does anyone know how I can get rid of it. No matter what I set the background color to, it adds this subtle gradient on top of it. UIManager.get("MenuBar.gradient") returns null. Any ideas?

 
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(Busted. Sorry, I'll be sure to say when I'm posting to more than one forum in the future.) I think the below example makes the issue a little clearer. If you add the JMenuBar to a JPanel, instead of using setJMenuBar on the JFrame, you can see the gradient clearer. Notice the top of the JMenuBar is lighter than the bottom. Is there a way to disable that? Thanks.

 
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