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Surrounding a Code Block with an Emmet Template

To surround a block of code with an Emmet template, follow these steps

  1. Open the desired file for editing and select a block of code to be surrounded.
  2. Press Ctrl+Alt+J, or choose Code | Surround with | Live Template on the main menu.
  3. In the Select Template pop-up menu, choose Emmet:
    select template
  4. Type the desired Emmet abbreviation, and press Enter.

    Note the drop-down list to the right. Clicking the down arrow reveals a history list of the recently applied Emmet live templates:

    emmet history

    Also mind the color indication. If you type a valid Emmet abbreviation, the background is green. However, when a non-existent abbreviation is entered, the background becomes red:

    emmet abbreviation
Last modified: 29 November 2017

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