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If you need more syntax highlighters then the ones already available in the standard QSnipps installation, you can create additional ones or modify the existing ones, to your needs.
Where to find the existing syntax highlighters on Windows:
Please do not open the files with Notepad. Instead use a better source code editor. We recommend Notepad++.
It means that QSnipps could not create/access the main database where it stores your snippets library due to the fact that it doesn't have write/read permissions for that particular folder and you need to change the folder. You can reset the database folder location by pressing and keeping pressed the SHIFT keyboard key, when you start QSnipps.
Another factor that may cause this issue on Windows OS, could be the antivirus software installed is blocking QSnipps from creating/accessing the database it requires.
You can access different functionalities of QSnipps, by simply pressing a combination of keys from your keyboard. Here are the shortcuts:
Once you have added and organized snippets in your library, you can copy them into any application that support drag & drop or the copy and paste methods.
Drag & Drop Method
If the application (IDE) your working with supports drag & drop from external applications, perform the following steps:
Note: Not all applications support drag & drop of content between each other.
Copy and Paste
This action places the content of a snippet in the computer's clipboard, making it available to be pasted in any IDE.
Here are the steps to change the database location in QSnipps2: