mini applications that are hosted in the OS X Dashboard

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Is it possible to make a web clipped widget smaller?

I am trying to make a "web clip" widget for my dashboard of the Stack Exchange top bar (to keep an eye on moderator flags, etc). The problem is that it won't let me make the widget smaller than 110 ...
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Allow Dashboard access to Calendar

I clicked a date on the Calendar Dashboard widget and was prompted whether I wanted to allow Dashboard access to my Calendar. Not realising what this meant, I did not grant access. Now, I would like ...
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Additional languages in dictionary dashboard widget?

Ok I added more languages to the build-in dictionary application and they are available in the desktop application. Now it would be great if they were also available in the dictionary dashboard ...
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How to create a dashboard web clip without a theme

Is there some way to create a web clip without a theme? The problem is, all the available themes have some kind of glassy effect over the top half or third that compromises the quality of the image ...
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How do I change the URL of a widget?

I've got a widget that was pointing to a page on a server on the LAN. Problem is, something in my configuration changed, breaking the URL (e.g. I put "host" instead of "host.local.net" and now "host" ...
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What are some Weather Widgets I can use? [closed]

I really need some Weather Widgets to use on Dashboard. Please give me your best widgets I can use.
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Dashboard widgets run in background [10.9]

I have a webclip in my dashboard on mavericks with play.spotify.com in it and i like to control my music from there, but as soon as i go out of the dashboard the music stops. I had this working a ...
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How to resize the widgets in the dashboard?

I wish to enlarge the widgets in my dashboard, because I find it quite uncomfortable to see the contents of the dictionary widget in that small box. Is it possible to do that?
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My Dashboard k-notes widget has suddenly turned all my notes blank. Any ideas?

I'm running OS 10.6.8 on Macbook pro . My Dashboard k-notes widget has suddenly turned all my notes blank. I tried (without success) using the solution posted here in response to the question below, ...
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align widgets in the dashboard?

Is it possible to move a dashboard widget to a specific coordinate? I looked in google, and there's no specific answer to it. I asume that there should be some plist file somewhere with the numeric ...
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Dashboard Widget for persistently editing a file

Is there a dashboard widget that one can use to persistently edit a text file? For example, suppose I want to have my changelog open all the time in a Git repository. Many thanks.
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Cmd+plus now opens Widgets instead of zooming

This has just started happening in the last few weeks, and I can't work out how to change it. It used to be that I could use Cmd+= to zoom in in my web browser, and cmd+- to zoom out. But just ...
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Is there a dashboard widget that has extended Unicode characters?

I've been looking for a decent Unicode widget that allows access to some of the weirder characters like ✓ and ✗. Does such a beast exist? I've tried a few and all of them seem kind of ...
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Screen Forced Away from Dashboard

I have this issue on my Macbook Air that happens often if I select a gadget on the dashboard. I get forced away from the dashboard to the Desktop. I noticed if I previously selected one gadget and I ...
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Sticky note widgets each have their cursor blinking as if active all together

Using a new MBP Retina at work with Mountain Lion. I always used the sticky dashboard widgets to organize my oh-so-chaotic life on my Lion MBP. Now that I use them in 10.8 (around 16-20 stickies) I ...
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How to import dashboard stickies from an old hard disk without using migration assistant?

I recently installed a new hard drive in my Macbook Pro for a fresh installation of OSX Lion. How can I get my dashboard stickies from the old hard disk without using migration assistant?
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iCal events on the desktop; Dashboard widgets vs. GeekTool vs.?

Over the last few years I've become very dependent on the Amnesty Widget Browser and a little Dashboard widget called "iCal Events" to embed a well-styled list of upcoming iCal events into my desktop ...
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How do I move widgets on the Dashboard that are out of the viewing area?

I have a couple of widgets in Dashboard that moved outside of the viewing area. I can only see them in Mission Control. How do I move them back?
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What is another source for Dashboard widgets?

On the Apple Dashboard widgets page, the most recent app (found at the top of the Just Added section) is The Weather Channel Widget, released on February 14, 2011. Where can I find some more recent ...
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Use MacBook Air or Pro for app development? [closed]

I need to replace my old Mac and I am wondering which one should I get between: MacBook Air or MacBook Pro The primary goal will be to develop iPhone and iPad Apps and OSX Widgets. Is there a ...
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Any way to make weather widget stick to its place?

I have four weather widgets on my dashboard at the moment. The problem I'm finding is that when I arrange them one way - every now and then some of them move down by 20-100 px approximately. I think ...
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How to get rid of a widget stuck on the desktop instead of the dashboard?

A long time ago I installed the Art Directors Toolkit widget. Today, when I restarted my computer after a power outage, there were 2 instances of the widget. The first one is in the dashboard and a ...
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Dashboard Widget for Outlook:Mac2011 tasks

I am using Mac OS X 10.7.1 and Outlook for Mac 2011 (14.1.0); I am looking for a dashboard widget which could list all the tasks I have added in Outlook. Is there one such dashboard widget ...
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Did the calculator widget break in Lion?

I seem unable to send a "clear" button press from the number pad on my standard apple extended keyboard (aluminum) to the calculator widget in Dashboard on Lion. The regular calculator app works as ...
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What is the best widget for song lyrics?

I'm looking for a widget that can Show the lyrics of the current playing song Get the lyrics online if there is none on the music, and save it Nice designed I used to use the Harmonic widget, but ...
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Stock widget doesn't save list of stocks

I am running Lion and I wanted to add certain stocks to the Stock widget. I was able to add them fine and remove the default ones but everytime I go back to Dashboard the Stock widget is reset and the ...
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How do I get the iTunes play control widget back in Dashboard?

In OS X 10.7 Lion, the iTunes dashboard widget from 10.6 Snow Leopard is no longer on the dashboard, I can't find a method of adding it again, it doesn't appear to be listed. I frequently used this ...
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“Lockable” stickies on the dashboard?

I'm looking for a dashboard sticky-type widget that I can "lock" so that it won't accept edits. I have a number of stickies that I place there with common terminal commands I use, but I have the nasty ...
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Are there any way I can have a Dashboard Widget visible all the time on the desktop?

A thing that I like with Windows 7 is that I can have the gadgets (widgets) open and visible all the time, e.g. a small RSS reader in the corner of the desktop. I would like to be able to have a ...
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Is there a dashboard widget for Microsoft Outlook/Exchange calendar?

Does there exist a dashboard widget which displays my Outlook/Entourage and Exchange calendar?
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How to move around with the mouse in a Web Clip Widget?

I have created a Clip Web dashboard with a selection of a web site that shows a google maps with special spots. How can I move the map around in that widget ? The only thing I managed to do is to ...
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Is there a dashboard widget that displays Google Maps and traffic data overlay?

Is there a dashboard widget available that displays Google Maps with traffic data?
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Transfer OSX Dashboard Widgets Between Computers

Can anyone tell me an easy way to transfer my dashboard widgets from one osx computer to another? If there was a way to keep their positioning/settings too that would be great.
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How to set a Monospace Font for Dashboard Sticky Notes Widget?

I would like to use a monospaced font on the Sticky Notes in Apple's Dashboard widget. However, only a few fonts can be selected, none of which is monospaced.
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Is there a widget for Mac OS X dashboard that has bigger sticky notes?

Is there a widget for Mac OS X dashboard to write down notes? N.B. What I use now are yellow small sticky notes (I'm using 8 on several spots on the scren). I really love them, but sometimes it ...
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iChrono won't install

I have tried downloading iChrono, unzipping and installing, but I get the following error message: You can't install the file "iChrono 3.wdgt" because it isn't a valid widget? The requirements ...
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Dashboard takes few seconds to update widgets

I love the idea of the dashboard, but there's one thing that pretty much kills it for me. When I activate dashboard for a first time or after some extended period of time it takes it 3-15 seconds to ...
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Is there an OS X dashboard widget for notes from the iPhone Notes app?

I'm looking for a Dashboard widget for OS X that allows you to read and edit notes—the pieces of text in iPhone Notes application and Mail.app. (I.e., something analogous to the To Do Widget which ...
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A better dashboard dictionary widget

I find the default dictionary dashboard widget on my MacBook Pro to be very annoying. One, you type in a misspelled word and it says, ""x" could not be found" instead of being helpful and offering ...
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Can anyone recommend a decent free stop watch widget for MacOSX?

I would like something that is simple to use.
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Which are the OS X Dashboard Widgets you can't live without?

I don't use widgets that much, but one particular widget makes the dashboard useful to me. That's iStat iStat Pro is a highly configurable widget that lets you monitor every aspect of your ...
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Is there a configurable “word-of-the-day”-screensaver/ -widget

I am looking for a "word-of-the-day" screensaver or dashboard widget where I can configure (e.g. in a text file) that "words" to be displayed?