Wrapping a Tag. Example of Applying Surround Live Templates
As an example of applying a surround template, let's wrap a piece of XML code with tags.
To surround a code fragment
- Open the desired file for editing.
- Select a code fragment.
- Press invocation shortcut Ctrl+Alt+J. IntelliJ IDEA suggests the following surround templates:
- Select the tag template from the suggestion list. The code fragment is surrounded with empty tags:
- 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:
Last modified: 11 October 2017