How do I delete Mac Dashboard widgets?
On my iMac running Mac OS X i downloaded some widgets for the dashboard but i dont like 4 of them i wondered if you know how to delets them not just disable them?
It's not as easy as it could be to delete widgets in Dashboard, I admit, but it's doable, at least for those widgets you have downloaded.
First up, you need to get Dashboard running, which you can do easily by pressing f12 on your keyboard. It zooms into view and on the lower left there's a "+" button:
Once you've clicked on that, a strip appears on the bottom with all the widgets shown. That's not what you're interested in, however! Instead, notice that just to the left of the now-rotated "X" button is another button labeled "Manage Widgets...", as shown here:
Click on that and you'll see a new Dashboard widget ooze into visibility:
Now, scroll down to find the first of the four widgets you want to delete and you should see a small red circle adjacent, as appears adjacent to the Breakout game in my screenshot.
Click on it and, surprise, you can actually delete the widget entirely:
If you're ready to eliminate the widget completely from your Dashboard environment and Macintosh, simply click on "OK" and *poof*, it's gone!
While we're talking about it, also note the link "More Widgets..." and make sure you spend a few minutes clicking on it and checking out the extensive library Apple has assembled. There's lots of great stuff to dig up.
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