How to Create & Edit Power Tools Templates
Power Tools uses text templates for code generation, and these templates are located inside
/AspNetZeroRadTool/FileTemplates directory in your project's root directory.
MainTemplate.txt: Power Tools uses this template for main code generation.
PartialTemplates.txt: Power Tools renders some placeholders in
MainTemplate.txt conditionally. These conditional templates are stored in
TemplateInfo.txt: Stores information about the template like path and condition.
Edit Pre-defined Templates
If you want to edit any file, copy it in the same directory and change it's an extension to
.txt. For example, you can create
MainTemplate.custom.txt to override
MainTemplate.txt in the same directory. Please don't make any changes to the original templates.
Create New Templates
To create new templates, simply add a new file to the
FileTemplates directory. You can use the existing templates as a reference. For guidance on how templates function and how to use placeholders, please refer to the documentation provided at Understanding Power Tools Templates.
Power Tools discovers templates in the
FileTemplates directory every time it is run. So, restarting Power Tools will find your newly created templates.
Change Destination Path Of New Files
To change the destination path of a template, find the template folder of it in
AspNetZeroRadTool/FileTemplates directory and edit the content of