The Resources panel in Microsoft Expression Blend lists all the resources that are used in the currently open project. You can drag resources from the Resources panel onto the artboard, to apply them to an object, or to create a new object that uses that resource. For more information about resources, see Creating reusable resources, Create a brush or color resource, and Styling a control that supports templates.
The button to create a new resource dictionary.
A linked resource.
The button to filter the list of resources.
Thumbnail previews of resources.
Various resource containers, such as resource dictionaries, and the open document.