Code Completion Templates

Code completion templates are boilerplate syntax where you type in the correct names, and so on, but the correct syntax with options is supplied.

Code completion templates work a lot like aliases except that they provide the entire syntax rather than just a word or object name. Figures 3.30 and 3.31 illustrate how this works. Instead of hitting the ‘.’ to signal the replacement, you press Ctrl+Spacebar to signal the replacement.

Figure 3.30. Code completion template key sequence.

Figure 3.31. Code completion template in action.

Ctrl+Spacebar signals code template.

Like the autoreplacement feature, additional code ...

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