Snippets

Snippets

Dynamic Snippets

Reminiscent of the snippets of Homesite, snippets allow you to create blocks of code that can be entered into your document by double-clicking the snippet from the snippet view. A text trigger can also be assigned to a snippet, allowing you to type the text trigger followed by a keyboard shortcut to add the snippet to your document. The CFEclipse snippets implementation allows you to use dynamic Homesite-style snippet variables of the form $${variable:default} within the snippets. When you insert a snippet of this type you are prompted for the values you would like to use. This is very convenient for creating snippets that contain skeleton code for constructs like CFC getter and setter function pairs.