TagSEA 0.6 comes standard with the ability to tag any resource in your workspace. These tagged locations are stored in an xml file in your workspace, rather than directly in the code. The interface for creating these "resource waypoints" is relatively simple.
A simple UI is provided for adding a new waypoint to a resource. You can simply right-click on any resource in your workbench. Alternatively, you can right-click in any text editor, or on a text-editor's vertical ruler to display its context menu (provided that the editor is editing a file in the workspace). In the context menu, select Tags>Add Waypoint... to open up the waypoint edit dialog:
There are several fields that you can edit:
The remaining fields are not editable. The are set depending on the context in which the action was performed to open the dialog.
That's it! Your resource waypoints are persisted for the resources in your projects. By default, they are stored in an xml file in the .metadata area of your workspace. They can, however, be saved in your projects as well using by changing the preferences on the "Resource Waypoints" preference page, or the "Resource Waypoints" properties page for a project:
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