Snippets are stored as plaintext files. By default they're in
Everything after the
To see the configuration options check out the 'Contributions' tab for the
extension in vscode or simply type
If you're using this extension to manage your snippets you probably want to disable the snippets that are provided by vscode and various other extensions
Why use this when vscode already has its own snippet system?
Users coming from Emacs to vscode might have cultivated a fine selection of snippets that they care about -- converting those snippets to vscode would be quite tedious and besides, it's nice to be able to use the same snippets in both editors anyway.
Given that all snippets systems I'm aware of are based on TextMate's snippet
system anyway they're all fairly compatible when it comes to the actual body of
the snippets, they simply differ in the way they wrap that body. vscode uses
This extension simply reads a few files and performs basic text transformations before inserting the snippets into the editor and leaves vscode to do the rest.