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make-element : generic imap to make an xml element of any word you type

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created by
Bart van Deenen
 
script type
utility
 
description
In insert mode, typing anyword,,, gets translated to an xml element named 'anyword'

Example 1:
      anyword,,,<cr><tab>xsl:if,,, ==>
      <anyword>
            <xsl:if>
            </xsl:if>
      </anyword>
with the cursor after the element open tag.

If anyword is not on a line by itself, no newline is added.

Example 2:
This is a bold,,, statement ==> This is a <bold>statement</bold>

Use it all the time myself, in docbook and with some custom dtd's.

See vimtip #465
 
install details
just source it from ftplugin/xml.vim or ~/.vimrc or _vimrc
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
make-element.vim 1.1 2005-02-06 5.7 Bart van Deenen This version also works with single character xml elements
make-element.vim 1.0 2003-05-01 5.7 Bart van Deenen Initial upload
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