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Creating and Using IntelliSense Code Snippets

IntelliSense Code Snippets provide a way for you to insert ready-made snippets of code into your projects. This section contains topics describing how to create, use and manage IntelliSense Code Snippets.

Creating Code Snippets

Contains topics that describe several ways to create code snippets.

How to: Insert IntelliSense Code Snippets

Describes how to insert code snippets into your code.

How to: Manage Code Snippets

Describes how to use the Code Snippets Manager.

How to: Modify Existing Snippets

Describes how to modify existing code snippets.

Visual C# Code Snippets

Describes code snippets and snippet behaviors specific to Visual C#.

How to: Customize Snippet Code Once It Is Inserted into Your Code

Describes how to tailor snippet code to your application.

Security Considerations in Using Snippets

Describes security risks associated with third party snippets and how to mitigate those risks.

Best Practices for Using IntelliSense Code Snippets

Describes best practices for using snippets in an application.

Troubleshooting Snippets

Explains some options for troubleshooting broken snippets.

Visual Basic IntelliSense Code Snippets

Introduces IntelliSense Code Snippets for Visual Basic projects.

Using IntelliSense

Contains topics that describe other uses for Intellisense.

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