Make sure that the Designer perspective (in the upper right corner) is selected.
If you are just starting Designer and have no projects in the Project tab, you see the following window:
Clickto launch the Identity Manager Project Wizard.
Name the project, then click.
Ensure that you protect your work by periodically saving your project by backing up your project files and project data. You use the Version Control feature in Designer 3.x to automatically create versioned backups of your projects. You can also easily make a copy of your projects by performing the following:
Right-click a project in the Project view.