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As an example of applying a surround template, let's wrap a piece of XML code with tags.

To surround a code fragment
  1. Open the desired file for editing.
  2. Select a code fragment.

    surroundXML1

  3. Press invocation shortcut Ctrl+Alt+JCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Alt+JCtrl+Alt+JAlt ⌘ JAlt ⌘ JAlt ⌘ J. PyCharm suggests the following surround templates:

    surroundXML2

  4. Select the tag template from the suggestion list. The code fragment is surrounded with empty tags:

    surroundXML3

  5. The caret rests within the opening one. On typing the tag name in the opening tag, the name is automatically reproduced in the closing tag:

    surroundXML4

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