[OS X TeX] CharacterPal & Symbols

Adam M.Goldstein adam.goldstein at jhu.edu
Fri Jan 5 10:50:13 EST 2007

On Jan 4, 2007, at 9:03 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:


> Now if only I understood why Apple has made it so that widgets  
> cannot be displayed in the same time as standard windows in the  
> Finder: what's the purpose of such widgets if these cannot be  
> visualized side-by-side with the windows for which they're supposed  
> to make input easier. In Vista for example, if I'm not mistaken,  
> gadgets appear in the Sidebar side-by-side to standard Vista windows.
> Let's hope Leopard will correct this (what-I-think-to-be-a) mistake.


 From http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20050422172929402:

>> I was able to drag a widget into "plain view" without changing  
>> anything using defaults.
>>    1. Start by pressing F12 or whatever your definded key is.
>>    2. Click on the Dashboard's shelf button (is there a name for  
>> that?).
>>    3. Drag out a new widget and while still holding the mouse  
>> button down, press F12 	again.
>> That's it. To move a widget back into the Dashboard layer, click  
>> and hold the mouse on the one you want to get rid of, press F12,  
>> and release the mouse button.


PS I think this may have already been answered in this thread; if so,  
then there really can be no question about how to do it, and sorry  
for the duplication.

Dr. Adam M. Goldstein
adam <dot> goldstein <at> jhu.edu

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