Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All
Expand Minimize
Important This document may not represent best practices for current development, links to downloads and other resources may no longer be valid. Current recommended version can be found here.

Keyword Element (IntelliSense Code Snippets)

Specifies a custom keyword for the code snippet.

    Code Snippet Keyword

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and parent elements.



Child Elements


Parent Elements




Groups individual Keyword elements.

A text value is required.

The keyword for the code snippet.

The code snippet keywords are used by Visual Studio and represent a standard way for online content providers to add custom keywords for searching or categorization.

The following code snippet contains the keywords File copying and Copying files.

<CodeSnippets xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/2005/CodeSnippet">
    <CodeSnippet Format="1.0.0">
            <Title>Copy File</Title>
            <Author>Microsoft Corporation</Author>
            <Description>Copies a file and saves it as another file.</Description>
                 <Keyword>File copying</Keyword>
                 <Keyword>Copying files</Keyword>
            <!-- Insert snippet information here -->

Community Additions

© 2015 Microsoft