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You can export one ore more code templates to a separate file and distribute or share it with other developers. Accordingly, you can import templates created and shared by other developers. To be imported correctly, a template file must have been created with ReSharper.

To export code templates
  1. On the main menu, choose ReSharper | Templates Explorer or press Alt+R+P.
  2. In the Templates Explorer window that appears, click one of three tabs depending on what type of template you want to export: Live Templates, Surround Templates, or File Templates.
  3. If you need to export templates from a particular settings layer, choose this layer in the Layer drop-down list. For more information on settings layers, see Managing and Sharing Options.
  4. Choose the desired scope and, optionally, a category to find the templates that you want to export.
  5. Select one or more templates to be exported.
  6. Click Export on the toolbar.
  7. In the Save As dialog that appears, specify file name and location, and then click Save.
To import code templates
  1. On the main menu, choose ReSharper | Templates Explorer or press Alt+R+P.
  2. Click one of three tabs depending on what template you want to import: Live Templates, Surround Templates, or File Templates.
  3. If you need to import templates to a particular settings layer, choose this layer in the Layer drop-down list.
  4. Click Import on the toolbar.
  5. In the Open Templates File dialog that appears, specify a *.DotSettings file with templates. Note that template types saved in this file should correspond to the currently opened tab.
  6. Click Open.

 Tip

As an alternative to importing and exporting templates, you can use the ReSharper's settings layers to share your code templates. For more information, see Sharing Templates

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