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10.4: Add fonts to the Stickies widget Desktop
Tiger only hintThe stickies widget comes with a choice of fonts -- click the "i" button to get the pop-up on the back of the sticky. While it's nice to have choices, there really aren't many there.

So to add your favorite font to the Stickies widget, just do this:
  1. In the Finder, go to /Library/Widgets, control-click on the Stickies icon, and choose Show Package Contents from the pop-up menu.
  2. In the new window that opens, duplicate the stickites.html file (just in case)
  3. Open the original Stickies.html in your favorite pure text editor.
  4. Scroll down to line 50 in the code, where you should see the following:
    <select id='font-popup' class='popup' inchange='fontchanged(this);'>
      <option value="MarkerFelt-thin" selected>Marker Felt</option>
      <option value="Helvetica Neue">Helvetica Neue</option>
    To add your own fonts, just copy one of the existing lines and change the value to the actual name of the font you want to use. You can find the font names in Font Book.
  5. Save the file, open Dashboard, open the Stickies widget, turn it over, and see if your new fonts are listed.
[robg adds: The files in /Library/Widgets are system-owned, so you'll either have to change the permissions on the directory to edit them, or use the Terminal and sudo (which is what I did).]
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10.4: Add fonts to the Stickies widget
Authored by: Marius_Th on May 07, '05 07:48:52AM

i found this out myself already not too long ago ^^
but quite handy non the less, gave me a way to add a 'handwriting' font to it,
so that the stickies look more hand written like is the case with real stickies

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