Code Snippets in KDevelop4

Matt Rogers mattr at
Thu Aug 3 12:13:54 UTC 2006

On Thursday 03 August 2006 02:14, Florian Hackenberger wrote:
> On Thursday 03 August 2006 01:21, Matt Rogers wrote:
> > > The idea behind the repositories is to have the ability to use snippets
> > > stored in different locations. The default will be a repository in the
> > > .kde directory of the user's home. Let's assume one uses KDevelop at
> > > work. The company might keep a snippet repository for all workers on
> > > one of their servers. To use it, the user can creates a samba-mount and
> > > add the directory to his list of repositories.
> >
> > After hearing about the intended uses, I think it's a great idea now. I
> > just wasn't understanding its full potential. :)
> As Robert stated, a plugin for would be a great idea. This
> plugin should interface with the snippets sidebar and provide the user with
> the ability to request (or should search in the background, depending on
> the context, which could be code surrounding the cursor) code snippets.
> Having tested the search on their website, it seems that we would have to
> add some intelligence to the search functionality, as e.g. a search for
> "runge kutta" (restricted to c++) brings up about 10 header files (which
> are not of much value as a code snippet) before the first cpp file shows up
> in the list.
> Regards,
> 	Flo

Perhaps we will be seeing a patch from you soon that creates such a plugin?

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