Macos – How is the data for Dashboard Stickies stored


I want to restore the files containing Dashboard Stickies data from a backup drive. In which files is this information stored, and how can I read it on computers without Mac OS X?

Best Answer

All data for Dashboard Stickies is stored in the file /Users/username/Library/Preferences/

It's a binary property list file, but the relevant parts (Stickies text in HTML format) can be read in most plain text editors.

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