Not everything you do on your Mac requires a heavy-duty application. For those smaller tasks, Mac OS X features Dashboard. Dashboard provides access to several fun and functional, mini applications called widgets.

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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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How do I restore Dashboard widget list? (Launchpad-style adding)

When using a tutorial to clear Launchpad of its mess I had in /Applications, I accidentally cleared Dashboard's list of widgets when I click the (+) button to add downloaded widgets at the same time, ...
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Dashboard or iCal hang with 100% CPU usage

Running on Mac OS X 10.7.4, issues list this seem to be riddled in Google searches but nothing like my issue, which persists even when I take all the steps. My story... Brought up Dashboard today ...
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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 do I navigate through Dashboard widgets using keyboard (Mountain Lion)?

When on the Dashboard, is there a way to move from one widget to another using the keyboard? For now, I have used my mouse to change the active widget on the Dashboard. It would be more convenient ...