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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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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Auto Arrange Dashboard

Hi I have to rearrange my dashboard widgets every time I change the resolution of my screen. Is there an automatic way to arrange widgets so they don't overlap each other? Thanks.
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“Movies” Dashboard widget doesn't notice the date has changed

The "Movies" dashboard app on my iMac works fine the first time I access the dashboard, but after several days, it stops working, and behaves as if it can't get movie information for the location I've ...
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Dashboard Grid on Yosemite

So, what happened to the good old grid that we could see on Dashboard? The grid was useful for aligning widgets and managing the space in a better way. Now, it seems that I have to guess. Is there an ...