OS X Yosemite: See your day at a glance

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See your day at a glance

Today view in Notification Center contains helpful widgets that you can use to see how your day is shaping up. For example, you can see your appointments, get information about stocks and weather, and more.

Today view showing a widget's Information button

Open Today view and use widgets

  1. Click the Notification Center icon in the menu bar or swipe left with two fingers from the right edge of your trackpad.

  2. Click Today, then view the information in any of the default widgets.

    If you don’t see one of the default widgets in Today view, see the task below to show, hide, or reorder widgets.

    • Today: See an overview of what you have scheduled for today. The Today widget appears without a heading, directly below the date.

    • Calendar: See all the events you have scheduled for today. To see more details in Calendar, click an event.

    • Stocks: See the latest updates for your favorite stocks. To add or remove stocks, place the pointer over the widget, then click the Information button .

    • Weather: See the weather forecast for your current location and any locations you add. To see hourly information and a five-day forecast, click the widget. To add or remove locations, place the pointer over the widget, then click the Information button .

    • Reminders: See the reminders you set for today. To see more details in Reminders, click a reminder.

    • Calculator: Perform basic calculations, just as you would with a standard calculator.

    • Social: Post your latest news to your accounts, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Messages. To add, remove, or change the order of accounts, place the pointer over the widget, then click the Information button . Select or deselect accounts, or drag accounts where you want them.

      If you don’t see an account, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Extensions, click Share Menu, then select the account. Only accounts that allow posting or messaging appear in Today view.

    • World Clock: See the current time for different locations. To add or remove locations, place the pointer over the widget, then click the Information button .

    • Tomorrow: See an overview of what you have scheduled for tomorrow.

Show, hide, or reorder widgets

Click Edit at the bottom of Today view, then do any of the following:

Show a widget: Click Add to the right of the widget.

Hide a widget: Click Remove to the left of the widget.

Reorder a widget: Click the widget’s name, then drag it up or down.

Get more widgets

  1. Click Edit at the bottom of Today view, then click App Store.

  2. Buy or download the Notification Center widgets you want from the App Store.

Published Date: Sep 14, 2017
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