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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

  1. Open the desired file for editing.

  2. Select a code fragment.

    Surround xml1

  3. Press invocation shortcut Ctrl+Alt+J. PhpStorm suggests the following surround templates:

    Surround xml2

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

    Surround xml3

  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:

    Surround xml4

Last modified: 08 March 2021