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Surround code fragments

PyCharm 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

PyCharm provides standard templates for surrounding code fragments with various constructs based on the language of the source code. This includes if...else conditional statements, for loops, folding regions, and other 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/XHTML tags
  • Tag

  • CDATA section

  • <% ... %>

  • Emmet
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Python statements
  • if
  • while
  • try/except
  • try/finally
Surrounding Python statements
Django templates
  • {% if %}
  • {% for %}
  • {% with %}
  • {% block %}
  • Zen coding
Surrounding Django template elements
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
Fold code elementsAny fragment of code, where Surround With is applicable
Surround any block of code
Last modified: 10 July 2020