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Creating Code Snippets 

IntelliSense Code Snippets are stored in XML files that adhere to the IntelliSense Code Snippets XML schema. This section contains topics that explain how to create and modify your own code snippets.

How to: Create a Basic Code Snippet

Describes how to create a simple code snippet.

How to: Create a New Snippet with Imports and References

Explains how to add Imports and References elements to Visual Basic code snippets.

How to: Create a New Snippet with Replacements

Explains how to add customizable literals and objects to code snippets.

How to: Create Code Snippets for XML Files

Explains how to create a code snippet for XML files.

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