Snippets for VSCode
Code snippets are great additions to anyone who wants to save time while developing. They make it easier to enter repeating code, such as loops, complex HTML structures or reusable methods.
Visual Studio Code already has great support for snippets, including snippets appearance in IntelliSense
This extension takes snippets to another level bringing new features which will improve managing code snippets.
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You can easily create a snippet from your open editor in VSCode.
You can add code snippet directly from outside VSCode via your clipboard.
If you have a command in mind, just add it manually.
You have the flexibility to reorder your snippets, there is no default order.
Add your snippet with a single click.
You're a keyboard guru ? Open your snippets using magic key
Your snippet has variables ? No worries.
Lot of snippets ? Use Command Palette to quickly search for the wanted one.
You have some commands for terminal ? Open them directly.
Edit your snippet easily and benefit from support of VSCode built-in Snippet Syntax.
Sync your Snippets
Sync your Snippets with VSCode
Starting with version 2.0 and up, Snippets supports backup using VSCode Settings Sync feature. This means that you will no longer need to deal with snippets location in your file local machine. Your snippets will be saved alongside your VSCode data no matter your operating system.
Check the docs to know more about Settings Sync feature and how to use it.
Sync your Snippets with Version Control System
A huge number of users use a VCS (e.g Git) and they may want to bind snippets to a specific project (e.g share project specific snippets with team members). This is doable using the option
Open VSCode and type ctrl+P, type
We recommend upgrading to version 2+ to fix such issues.
Check CHANGELOG.md for full release notes.