Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Marrathon.com - Dave Marra's Web Site!

Change the paper color in the Stickies widget in Dashboard

In the Stickies widget in Dashboard, to change the paper color, click the info button (i) in the bottom-right corner, then select a different color.

Show Dashboard as a Space in Mission Control

To show Dashboard as a Space in Mission Control, open System Preferences, click Mission Control, then select "Show Dashboard as a Space".

View summary, chart, or news for a stock in Dashboard

In Dashboard, in the Stocks widget, to view summary, chart, or news for a selected stock, click the left or right arrows at the bottom of the widget.

Quickly close a Dashboard widget

To close a Dashboard widget without showing the widget bar, press and hold Option, then move your pointer over the widget and click the [X].

Find a widget in Dashboard

In the widget browser in Dashboard, to quickly find a widget, just start typing its name.

Create a folder of widgets in Dashboard

In Dashboard, to create a folder of widgets, press the Plus (+) button, then drag one widget onto another widget.

Open the weather forecast webpage for a city in Dashboard

In Dashboard, in the Weather widget, click the city name to open the weather forecast webpage for that city.

Change the font in the Stickies widget in Dashboard

In the Stickies widget in Dashboard, to change the font, click the info button (i) in the bottom-right corner.

Reload a widget in Dashboard

In Dashboard, to reload a widget that is open and refresh its data, click the widget to select it then press Command-R.

Go to the city of "Nowhere" in the Weather Dashboard widget

Command-Option-click the Weather Dashboard widget to go to the imaginary city of "Nowhere". Keep clicking to see all possible weather graphics.