Visual Studio Tip: Setting Up Code Snippets with Variable Parameters: Listing 1

XML for creating a code snippet.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
  <CodeSnippet Format="1.0.0">
      <Title>???Assign a title???</Title>
      <Shortcut>???Assign a shortcut???</Shortcut>
          <ID>???Assign a replacement parameter name???</ID>
          <ToolTip>???Describe the replacement parameter</ToolTip>
          <Default>"???Assign a default replacement parameter???"</Default>
      <Code Language="VB">
…code goes here…

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