If you want to permanently delete a widget (maybe it’s one you downloaded, and you decided you don’t like it, or won’t use it), you can delete one by opening Dashboard (F4 on your keyboard or F12 on older keyboards), then clicking the Open (+) button at the bottom left of the screen to bring up the Widget Bar. Now, click the Manage Widgets button to the immediate right of the Close button to bring up the Manage Widgets dialog. To delete a widget you’ve downloaded (you can only delete widgets you’ve downloaded—the default widgets that come with Mac OS X Leopard can’t be deleted), you just click on the round, red button with a minus sign (–) that appears to the right of the widget’s name. This brings up a warning dialog that asks if you want to Move This Widget to the Trash. If that’s what you want to do, click the OK button and it moves it to the Trash for you. Now close the Manage Widgets dialog and the Widgets Bar, and that puppy is gone!