How to use Suggested Resources

  1. Opening the Suggested Resources Tool-window
  2. While you are working...
  3. Viewing a resources
  4. Finding resources
  5. Favorite Resources
  6. Flagged Resources

Opening the Suggested Resources Tool-window:

Once you have installed Suggested Resources, you can find the command to over the tool-window under View | Other Windows | Suggested Resources. If you dont have a solution open, this page will be empty. No resources can be suggested at this point.
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While you are working...

While you are working, Suggested Resources will come up with resources relevant to your work.
For every resource there is a number of options you can perform:
  • Hide this resources from your suggestions, perhaps the recommendation doesn't apply or maybe you are already familiar with the presented concept. Click on the button next to #1 in the screenshot below.
  • Add a resource to your favorites list. If you think a resource is valuable and you would like to be able to find it easily, click on the button next to #2 and you can find it in your favorites list.
  • Add a resource to your flagged resources list. If you don't have the time to read a suggested resource, click on the the button next to #3 and it will be added to your flagged resources list. This list contains resources for future reference.

Click the resource if you would like to read it from within the toolwindow, Shift+Click the resource if you would like to open it in a browser window.
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Viewing a resources

Once you have navigated to a resource, you can follow internal hyperlinks and access any actions you would like to perform on this resource from within the context menu.
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Finding resources

If you are interested in a particular topic, type some keywords in the navigation-bar. This will search the tree-view for resources that match your keywords. You can navigate to the resources by clicking them in the tree-view below.
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Favorite Resources

In order to navigate to your favorite resources press the Favorite-button in the top of the toolwindow. This will take you to a list of all the resources you marked as favorite. You can remove them from the list by clicking on the favorite-button inside the respective entry.
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Flagged Resources

In order to navigate to the list of all flagged resources (resources that you wanted to safe to read later on) press the Flag-button in the top of the toolwindow. This will take you to a list of all the resources you flagged. You can remove them from the list by clicking on the flag-button inside the respective entry.
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Last edited Apr 22, 2010 at 7:05 PM by SuggestedResource, version 5

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