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Surround code fragments

PhpStorm provides standard templates for surrounding code fragments with various constructs based on the language of the source code. This includes if...else conditional statements, do...while andfor loops, combinations of try...catch...finally, XML tags, folding regions, and other constructs.

Surround a code block with language constructs

  1. Select the desired code fragment.

  2. On the Code menu, click Surround With Ctrl+Alt+T.

  3. Select the necessary surround statement from the list.

This feature applies to the following languages (contexts):

ContextSurround withExample
XML/HTML tags
  • Tag

  • CDATA section

  • <% ... %>

  • Emmet
wrapTags.png
JavaScript statements
  • (expr)
  • !(expr)
  • if
  • if / else
  • while
  • do / while
  • for
  • try / catch
  • try / finally
  • try / catch / finally
  • with
  • function
  • { }
  • function expression
Surrounding a fragment of JavaScript code with an if...else construct
PHP statements
  • if
  • if / else
  • while
  • do / while
  • for
  • foreach
  • try / catch
  • function
surround_with_php_statements.png
Fold code elementsAny fragment of code, where Surround With is applicable
Surround any block of code
Last modified: 10 July 2020