Surrounding Blocks of Code with Language Constructs
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The Surround with feature ( or Ctrl+Alt+T) lets you put expressions or statements within blocks or language constructs. This feature in IntelliJ IDEA applies to:
|Java statements|| |
|Java expressions|| |
|XML/HTML /JSP/JSPX tags|| |
|ActionScript statements|| |
|PHP statements|| |
|Custom folding region comments||Any fragment of code, where Surround With is applicable|
Surrounding blocks of code
To surround a block of code
- Select the desired code fragment.
- Do one of the following:
- On the main menu, choose
- Press Ctrl+Alt+T.
A pop-up window displays the list of enclosing statements according to the context.
- Select the desired surround statement from the list. To do that, use the mouse cursor, up and down arrow keys, or a shortcut key displayed next to each element of the list.