Templates are a chunk of predefined code that you can insert into
a DTD file when it is created. You may find a template useful when you have
a certain piece of code you want to reuse several times, and you do not want
to write it out every time.
To create a new DTD template, complete the following steps:
Click New in the templates prefereces.
Supply a new template Name and Description.
Specify the Context for the template.
This is the context in which the template is available in the proposal
list when content assist is requested.
Specify the Pattern for your template using
the appropriate tags, attributes, or attribute values to be inserted by content
To insert a variable, click the Insert
Variable button and select a variable. For example,
the date variable indicates the current date will be
Click Apply and then OK to
save your changes.
You can edit, remove, import, or export a template by using the same
If you have a template that you do not want to remove,
but you no longer want the template to appear in the DTD templates list when
you create a file, clear its checkbox in the templates table.