Shortcuts for Dashboard

You can use these shortcuts to work with Dashboard and Dashboard widgets.

Dashboard keyboard key

Action Shortcut
Show or hide Dashboard Dashboard keyIf your keyboard doesn’t have a Dashboard key, press F12 (Fn-F12 on a portable keyboard).
Reload the current widget Command (⌘)-R
Show or hide the widget bar Command (⌘)-Equal Sign (=)
Scroll the widget bar Command (⌘)-Left Arrow, Command (⌘)-Right Arrow


To change the shortcuts for Dashboard, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, and then click Mission Control.