The Start Page is displayed by selecting View -> Start Page from the main menu. It contains quick links and other useful content related to the Test Design Studio. Some of the regions displayed on the page are:
A list of recently opened solutions/projects. Clicking a link will open the corresponding. You may also click the Open Project... and Create Project... links.
A list of help topics to help you get started using Test Design Studio.
A list of topics from an RSS news feed. The source of the feed is set through Startup Options. By default, a feed of Test Design Studio news will be displayed (http://www.patterson-consulting.net/test_design_studio.xml), but you can configure any valid RSS feed.
Note: You must have an internet connection to display the RSS feed.
You can set the Start Page to display automatically when you load Test Design Studio through Startup Options.