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. PyCharm 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: