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10.4: Cycle Dashboard bar pages via the keyboard System 10.4
Tiger only hintWith 10.4.2, it is now possible to use keyboard shortcuts to page between widgets on the Dashboard bar, instead of having to click the paging arrows on the bar itself.

Hold the Command [Apple] key down while pressing the Left Arrow (or Right Arrow) to move back (or forward) a page at a time.

[robg adds: Unfortunately, it doesn't seem as though Apple added any way to actually activate a widget via the keyboard; for that, you'll still have to grab the mouse...]
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10.4: Cycle Dashboard bar pages via the keyboard
Authored by: Grappik on Jul 26, '05 11:48:23AM

I don't know if this has been mentioned before, but it does tie-in with this hint. If you press the COMMAND key and the = key, you can open up the widget bar. Pressing it again will close the widget bar.



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10.4: Cycle Dashboard bar pages via the keyboard
Authored by: jmm403 on Jul 31, '05 05:54:29AM

Hi Grappik,

This key combination is indeed valid with a qwerty keyboard. We french-speaking-frog-eaters-azerty-keyboard-users will have to hold the command (aka apple) key while pressing the "-" key at the same time. Same electronic signals, different key layout ... ;-)

jmm403



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10.4: Cycle Dashboard bar pages via the keyboard
Authored by: daveedvdv on Jul 28, '05 08:36:23PM

Quicksilver allows me to start widgets using the keyboard only, FWIW.



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