Your Personal Nodelet is primarily like a personal PerlMonks bookmarks list. It consists of any number of relatively short snippets of html. Typically, these are links. For your convenience, you may use any Perl Monks Approved HTML tags in these items, including shortcuts.
To use the Personal Nodelet, you must first enable it via Nodelet Settings, if you have not done so already.
At the bottom of your Personal Nodelet, you will see these links:
Edit | Add current nodeClick the Edit link to go to your Personal Nodelet Settings page, where you can add, delete, and rearrange the links in your Personal Nodelet.
Whenever you click the Add link, a link to whatever page you're viewing at the time gets inserted at the end of your Personal Nodelet list. In essence, it says "bookmark this page in my personal nodelet."
In addition to the above, your Personal Nodelet also contains links for similarly adding the currently-viewed node to your scratchpad:
Add to public / private padWhen you click the public link, a link to the currently-viewed node gets inserted at the very bottom of your public scratchpad, or, if your scratchpad text contains the string <!--INSERTHERE-->, the link gets inserted just before that point.
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