One of my most often used PHPStorm keyboard shortcut combos is ctrl + w (on Windows / Linux), or alt + ↑ on a Mac.

This will expand the selection under your text cursor to the next matching 'tag'. I'm not explaining this very well with words. That's why I make videos.

So go watch! :)


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Episodes in this series

# Title Duration
1 AceJump 01:42
2 Alt Type 00:49
3 Block Select Text 00:27
4 Ctrl / Cmd Return 00:37
5 Ctrl / Cmd Click 01:03
6 Emmet Syntax 00:57
7 Fast Comments 01:13
8 .gitignore 01:07
9 Javascript Libraries 01:11
10 Pubf, Prif, Prof... Say what? 01:10
11 Quick Text Selection 01:25
12 PHPStorm Symfony 2 Plugins 03:41
13 How to Quickly Open Files 01:47
14 Customising Getter / Setter Templates 02:32
15 Changing our PHP Version in PHPStorm 01:43
16 PHPStorm Live Templates Are Epic 07:24
17 Quickly Re-Open Recently Used Files 01:22
18 Clickable Bugs 03:47
19 Better Find and Replace with Regular Expressions 07:18
20 Recover Delete Files / Folders With PHPStorm 03:02