Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

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One of the new cool features Mac OS X Leopard is the ability to define a section of any webpage as a Widget. Here is how:

Step One
Open Safari by clicking its icon in the dock.
Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

Step Two
Navigate to the web page you would like to create a widget from. We of course will type https://www.iClarified.com into the Address Bar.
Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

Step Three
Select Open in Dashboard... from Safari's File Menu.
Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

Step Four
Your cursor will change to a white box. Move this white box over the webpage area you would like to create a widget from. Click to select the area.
Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

Step Five
If the area isn't perfectly selected, use the handles on the box to drag it to fit the desired area perfectly.
Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

Step Six
Click the Apply button at the top right of the screen.

Step Seven
The selected area will now appear as a widget on your dashboard. You can drag and place it wherever you choose.

The links are active which makes this a really useful shortcut.
Create Your Own Widget From a Webpage

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