SSMS Template Explorer (Snippets)

I sometimes see people miss this. A very resourceful feature is the Template Explorer in SQL Server Management Studio. Here’s how to take advantage of it:

1. First you show the panel in SQL Server:

2. Double click on the snippet/template. We’ll double click on the Create Multi-statement table-value Function:

3. After you do so, it’ll open up a new query window with the source of the snippet.

4. Do CTRL+SHIFT+M to fill in the parameters: