Dreamweaver comes with a lot of snippets, and you many have no use for many of them. No problem—it's simple to create snippets of your own. Here's how:
Create and select the code you wish to turn into a snippet.
You could, for instance, select a table in Design view, or select the opening and closing <table> tags (as well as all the code between them) in Code view.
Click the New Snippet button on the Snippets tab (Figure 16-1).
The Snippet window appears (Figure 16-2), displaying the code you selected in the Insert field.
If you skip step 1 and just click the New Snippet button, you can either type the code or paste a previously copied selection into the Insert box (see step 6).
Figure 16-1. The Snippets tab on the Files panel contains reusable chunks of code—snippets—which you can organize into folders. After selecting a snippet from the list, a preview appears in the Preview pane. In this example, you can see a preview of the snippet: a simple table with a colored background and dummy text. Snippets can have either a graphic preview (as in this example), called design preview, or a code preview, which is the raw code. Code previews are useful for snippets ...