Author Element (IntelliSense Code Snippets)
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Author Element (IntelliSense Code Snippets)

Specifies the name of the snippet author.

   Code Snippet Author

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



Child Elements


Parent Elements




Contains general information about the code snippet.

A text value is required.

This text specifies the author of the code snippet.

The Code Snippets Manager displays the code snippet name stored in the Author element of the code snippet.

The Author element of the following code snippet contains the value Microsoft Corporation. The author's name appears in the description of the code snippet in the Code Snippets Manager.

<CodeSnippets xmlns="">
    <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 -->
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