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HTML AutoCloseTag : Automatically closes HTML tags once you finish typing them.

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created by
Michael Sanders
script type
Automatically closes HTML tag once you finish typing it with >. It is also smart enough to not autoclose tags when in a comment, when they are self-closing, or when they have already been closed.

So, <body id="foo">, upon typing >, will become <body id="foo">|</body>, where | is the cursor.
But, if you type <img src="bar.png">, the script knows to keep it the same.
install details
Move html_autoclosetag.vim to ~/.vim/ftplugin (or equivalent, e.g. $HOME\vimfiles\ftplugin on Windows)

To enable for xhtml/xml files, remember to add this to your .vimrc:
au FileType xhtml,xml so ~/.vim/ftplugin/html_autoclosetag.vim (or wherever you put it)

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
html_autoclosetag.vim 0.3 2009-05-16 7.0 Michael Sanders Fixed bug with closing tag when on the start of the line, and cleaned up the code a bit.
html_autoclosetag.vim 0.2 2009-03-27 7.0 Michael Sanders Initial upload
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