1. Artur Kordowski
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Visual Studio Resources

Useful Resources for Visual Studio like Snippets, Item and Project Templates. The Resources are available in English (1033) and German (1031). The LCID's 1033 and 1031 represents the supported languages by Visual Studio.

Snippets

By default, Visual Studio searches one location for snippets.

Installed Snippets

By default, snippets installed together with the product are located in:
\VisualStudioInstallationDirectory\Language\Snippets\Locale\

For example, the following directory contains the Visual Studio Visual C# snippets for English:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\VC#\Snippets\1033\

Custom Snippets

By default, custom snippets are located in:
\My Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Code Snippets\Language\My Code Snippets\

For example, the following directory contains custom Visual C# snippets:
C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\My Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Code Snippets\Visual C#\My Code Snippets\

Custom snippets do not support a subdirectory for localized snippets.

Templates

By default, Visual Studio searches two locations for project and item templates.

Installed Templates

By default, templates installed together with the product are located in:
\VisualStudioInstallationDirectory\Common7\IDE\ItemTemplates\
\VisualStudioInstallationDirectory\Common7\IDE\ProjectTemplates\

For example, the following directory contains the Visual Studio project templates for English:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\ProjectTemplates\CSharp\Web\1033\

Custom Templates

By default, custom templates are located in:
\My Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Templates\ItemTemplates\
\My Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Templates\ProjectTemplates\

For example, the following directory contains custom Visual C# project templates:
C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\My Documents\Visual Studio 2015\Templates\ProjectTemplates\Visual C#\

Custom templates do not support a subdirectory for localized templates.