NppSnippets plug-in for Notepad++


NppSnippets is a plug-in for Notepad++. It adds the possibility to add code snippets to the current document by simply selecting it from a list.


To download version 1.3.0, click here.

How to install

Copy NppSnippets.dll to the plugins directory, copy NppSnippets.sqlite to the plugins/Config directory in your AppData directory and restart Notepad++.

How to use

To open the Snippets window, click on the "Jigsaw" button on the toolbar, or via the menu "Plugins" -> "Snippets" -> "Snippets".

The window consist of two parts. A combo where you can select the library and underneath there is the list of snippets in the chosen library. To insert a snippet simply double click on the item in the list and the snippet is inserted at the current cursor position.

When you switch to another document with another language the snippets for that new language are read from the database.

For more documentation see the ReadMe.pdf that is included in the original archive.


This plugin is released under the GPL2-license. The source code can be found at GitHub.

Release history

Version 1.3.0 (30 June 2013)

Version 1.2.0 (8 January 2013)

Version 1.1.0 (2 January 2012)

Version 1.0.0 (6 September 2011)

Version 0.7.1 (28 August 2011)

Version 0.7.0 (1 August 2011)

Version 0.6.0 (15 June 2011)

Version 0.5.0 (21 December 2010)

Version 0.4.0 (8 April 2010)

The database schema is updated and is now at version 2. The most important difference is that the "language" and "last used" field of the library are now in a separate table, allowing it to be one-to-many. Existing databases will be converted automatically to the new schema.

Version 0.3.0 (10 February 2010)

Version 0.1.0 (22 January 2010)