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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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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Dashboard contact widgets can't forun any results?

Hello i have 7000+ contacts syned to my apple i cloud account. I can see with contact app when i search some via spotlight. But in Dashboard Contact widget, it can not find any match with my ...
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Dashboard is stuck

That's it. On my MacBook Pro the dashboard is stuck. I can't click the arrow in the bottom right corner, clicking more widgets doesn't do anything, clicking the safari icon on web clip opens safari ...
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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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How to convert OS X Dashboard widget to desktop app?

I would like to convert a OS X Dashboard widget to a desktop app, namely the Stocks widget. I understand I could move the widget to the desktop using terminal to enable developer mode for Dashboard ...
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Stubborn dashboard stickies on OS X 10.10 Yosemite

After a fresh install of OS X 10.10 Yosemite on two different laptops (both 2011-2012 MBPs) my dashboard stickies are still misbehaving. Both times I imported my user account via Migration Assistant, ...
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How to make a div in a webpage 'selectable' by Safari Web Clip (“Open in Dashboard”)?

On some websites, when you try to create a webclipping in Safari for use in Dashboard, the selection "snaps" to divs on the page. (E.g., superuser.com) On other sites, you have to manually adjust the ...
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Dashboard won't stay open

Whether I use Launchpad or the hot corner I designated to bring up Dashboard, all of a sudden it's refusing to stay open. The regular finder screen returns within seconds. I'm running Yosemite 10.10....