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How to: Manage Code Snippets 

The Code Snippets Manager allows you to set the directories and individual snippets that you want available to insert into your code.

For information on searching online for code snippets, see How to: Search for Code Snippets Online.

To access the Code Snippets Manager

  • On the Tools menu, click Code Snippets Manager.

To add a directory to the Code Snippet Manager

  1. In the Language list, select the language that you want to add a directory to.

  2. Click Add. This opens the Code Snippets Directory window.

  3. Select the directory that you want to add to the Code Snippets Manager and click OK.The directory will now be used to search for available code snippets.

To remove a directory from the Code Snippet Manager

  1. Select the directory that you want to remove.

  2. Click Remove.

To import a code snippet into the Code Snippet Manager

  1. In the Language list, select the language that you want to add the code snippet.

  2. Select the existing folder that you want to place the imported code snippet into.

  3. Click Import. This opens the Code Snippets Directory window.

  4. Select the code snippet file that you want to add to the Code Snippets Manager and click OK.The code snippet is now available for insertion into the code editor.

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