Creating a Custom Code Snippet

Extend the scope of the Code Snippet library by creating custom snippets. The Code Snippet library provides a number of useful standard snippets. You can add to this collection by creating your own custom snippets.

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To create a custom code snippet
  1. Open the Code Snippet library.

  2. Select some text in a source file and drag it to the library.

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  3. Open the new custom snippet and click Edit.

  4. Give the snippet a name and click Done.

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Code snippets let you enter source text with minimum effort. You can drag a standard or custom code snippet into a source file. You can also type a completion shortcut to enter a snippet.