While I’m really loving Dreamweaver CS5 and all of its new features, it’s funny that there are so many features that I’ve just taken for granted for too long. In fact, if you’re like me, you’ve even begun to forget features – only to “rediscover” them later! The Snippet panel is one such feature.
At a recent conference, I had the chance to ask a former Dreamweaver user why he’d begun using Coda instead. One of the reasons he cited was Coda’s snippets feature (called Clips in Coda). I couldn’t help but laugh – and point out that Dreamweaver not only has a snippets panel, it’s been in the program for over 10 years!
Used properly, the Snippets panel becomes one of Dreamweaver’s most productivity-enhancing features. Let’s take a closer look…