File Type Visual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet IconVisual Studio IntelliSense Code Snippet
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually; may run a program or script when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average

Section of programming code saved in XML format; code snippets can be saved from Visual Basic, Visual C#, and Visual J projects; they can be edited using the Code Snippet Editor and managed using the Code Snippets Manager.

The Office2007XMLSnippets.msi installation package can be downloaded from Microsoft to customize Office 2007 programs. Snippet files should be installed within the \Visual Studio 2005\Code Snippets\Code Snippets\ directory.

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IconMicrosoft Visual Studio

IconMicrosoft Code Snippet Editor

Updated April 5, 2007
Information from the PC File Extensions Reference