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ReSharper | Templates Explorer | Live Templates

This tab in the Templates Explorer is used to manage live templates. It contains the list of available templates for different languages, a preview area where samples of selected templates are displayed, and a toolbar with a set of buttons to create and edit templates:

The Template Editor code pane that you can launch from the toolbar is described on a separate page .

This page only describes list items and user controls in this tab. See Index of Predefined Templates for a detailed list of predefined live templates.


Control Name Description


Specifies the layer that contains all changes to be made to templates.

Manage layers

Opens the Settings Layers dialog.

New Template

Creates a new template.

New Category

Puts a selected template into a new category (a single template can be assigned to multiple categories).

Edit Template

Opens the Template Editor code pane for editing a selected template.


Deletes a selected template or category.


Imports templates from an XML file.


Exports templates to an XML file.

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