You can insert a predefined piece of code called a code template by typing the template name and pressing
F2. To display the list of available templates, press
For example, if you type
for and press
F2 the editor adds:
for = to // step 1end // for
There are two types of templates: shared and exclusive. Shared templates are available across all edit modes. They are contained in the file
data\templates.txt. Exclusive templates are designed specifically for the current edit mode. A path to an exclusive template file can be customized with the
template key in the
The editor merges the content of shared and exclusive templates in a single list. Exclusive templates have priority over the shared with the same name.
Each template file has the following syntax:
A template name is written in a separate line. The equal sign
= follows the name. After the equal sign you can also add a short hint. The template code starts at the next line, each line begins with the equals sign. The cursor position is marked with the
It's also possible to add a template from the editor. Select the code and click the
Service->Add template menu.
Enter a name of the template, a description (optionally) in the dialog window, choose the type of the template, and press the
OK button. The template is ready to use.