How do I add a chart to my Mac desktop?

If your Apple Mac system has support for Dashboard, you can install a Widget to display your chart on your Dashboard.

First you will need to install the LilySlim Chart Dashboard widget then you can add as many charts as you like to your widget by copying and pasting the chart id into the widget's options.

To add charts to your Apple dashboard widget.

  1. Click on the Apple Dashboard link and copy the chart id into your clipboard.
    enter chart id
  2. Paste the LilySlim chart id into the options box.
    enter chart id
  3. Click on Update widget, and your widget will rotate to display the chart you have just added.
    update widget

You can continue to add charts, by entering the chart ids into the widget options box.

You can change the order of your charts by, moving the chart ids around.
multiple charts

Your charts will update each time you start your computer. You can update the charts by clicking on the widget and using the shortcut combination Command-R to refresh. You do the shortcut by holding down the command key (sometimes called the Apple key) and the R letter key at the same time.