Doc: Describe changes in the sidebar views

The project, file system, and outline views are automatically
synchronized with the item active in the editor.

The File System view has a new navigation menu for moving to
computer, home, or project.

Change-Id: I5cb25e860d3aeabae8a51c935100b3acd5ea357f
Reviewed-by: Tobias Hunger's avatarTobias Hunger <tobias.hunger@qt.io>
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\li To hide source files which are automatically generated by the build
system, select \uicontrol {Filter Tree > Hide Generated Files}.
\li To keep the position in the project tree synchronized with the file
currently opened in the editor, click \inlineimage linkicon.png
\li To stop synchronizing the position in the project tree with the file
currently opened in the editor, deselect \inlineimage linkicon.png
(\uicontrol {Synchronize with Editor}).
\li To see the absolute path of a file, move the mouse pointer over the
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If you cannot see a file in the \uicontrol Projects view, switch to the
\uicontrol {File System} view, which shows all the files in the file system.
To also show hidden files, select \uicontrol {Filter Files} > \uicontrol {Show Hidden Files}.
\image qtcreator-filesystem-view.png
To keep the position in the tree synchronized with the file
opened in the editor, select \uicontrol {Synchronize with Editor}.
By default, the contents of the directory that contains the file currently
active in the editor are displayed. To move to the root directory of the
file system, select \uicontrol Computer in the menu (1). Select
\uicontrol Home to move to the user's home directory. Further, you can
select a project to move to an open project or \uicontrol Projects to open
the \uicontrol Projects view.
To stop the synchronization with the file currently opened in the editor,
deselect \uicontrol {Synchronize with Editor}.
To also show hidden files, select \uicontrol {Filter Files} >
\uicontrol {Show Hidden Files}.
Use the context menu functions to:
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\li Open files with the default editor or some other editor.
\li Open a project located in the selected directory.
\li Show the file or directory in the file explorer.
\li Open a terminal window in the selected directory or in the directory
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\li To see a complete list of all bindings, select \uicontrol {Filter Tree >
Show All Bindings}.
\li To keep the position in the view synchronized with the QML type
selected in the editor, select \uicontrol {Synchronize with Editor}.
\li To stop the synchronization with the QML type selected in the
editor, deselect \uicontrol {Synchronize with Editor}.
\endlist
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