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OS X Quick Tip: Close Dashboard Widgets More Quickly!

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Today’s Quick Tip comes from Life Clever.

Want to close a specific Dashboard widget without opening the Widget manager?

It’s simple. Go into the Dashboard, hover your mouse over any Dashboard Widget, and hold down the Option key. After a few seconds, the circle X will appear on the Widget, and you can close it without opening the Widget Manager.

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Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo

Kokou Adzo is a stalwart in the tech journalism community, has been chronicling the ever-evolving world of Apple products and innovations for over a decade. As a Senior Author at Apple Gazette, Kokou combines a deep passion for technology with an innate ability to translate complex tech jargon into relatable insights for everyday users.

One thought on “OS X Quick Tip: Close Dashboard Widgets More Quickly!

  1. I kinda knew about this one. I was holding Option and Cmd though 😛

    But if you hold Option and Cmd and click on the weather widget that comes with Tiger, each click will cycle through the different weather images.

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