The Snippet Designer is a plugin which enhances the Visual Studio IDE to allow a richer and more productive code snippet experience.
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Welcome to the Snippet Designer

The Snippet Designer is a plugin which enhances the Visual Studio IDE to allow a richer and more productive code snippet experience.

Download

You can install the extension using the Visual Studio Extension Manager or by going to the Snippet Designer Visual Studio Gallery page

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Prerequisites

  • Visual Studio 2015
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Visual Studio 2012

Features

A Snippet editor integrated inside of the IDE which supports C#, Visual Basic, JavaScript, HTML, XML and SQL

  • Access it by opening any .snippet file or going to File -> New -> File -> Code Snippet File

  • It uses the native Visual Studio code editor so that you can write the snippets in the same enviorment you write your code.

  • It lets you easily mark replacements by a convenient right click menu.

  • It displays properties of the snippet inside the Visual Studio properties window.

A Snippet Explorer tool window to search snippets on your computer.

  • It is located under View -> Other Windows -> Snippet Explorer
  • This tool window contains a code preview window which lets to peek inside the snippet to see what it is without opening the file.
  • Maintains an index of snippets on your computer for quick searching.
  • Provides a quick way to find a code snippet to use, edit or delete

A right Click "Export as Snippet" menu option added to C#, VB, XML, JavaScript, HTML and SQL code editors to send highlighted code directly to the Snippet Editor