ReSharper 2016.1 Help

Importing and Exporting Templates

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 be created with ReSharper.

To export code templates

  1. On the main menu, choose ReSharper | Tools | Templates Explorer.
  2. In the Templates Explorer Window that appears, click one of the tabs to choose the type of the template: 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 selector.
  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. For multiple selection, hold the Ctrl key.
  6. Click Export ThemedIcon.Export.Screen.[Gray] 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 | Tools | Templates Explorer.
  2. In the Templates Explorer Window that appears, click one of the tabs to choose the type of the template: 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 selector.
  4. Click Import toolbar__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.

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Last modified: 19 August 2016