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I want to automate some routine operations when working with LaTeX documents writing, e.g. I often write these lines:

\begin{<environment-name>}
some text and commands here
\end{<environment-name>}

Where <environment-name> is different environments (e.g. enumerate, description, and many others).

When I start \begin{<environment-name>}, I want to make vim (neovim) automatically add \end{<environment-name>} at the next line and return the cursor back, right after \begin{<environment-name>}. What vim script I can use to automate it?

I already checked this answer but it doesn't work for me, since it's about new command, not auto insertion of text.

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  • You can do this with surround.vim (endwise doesnt have it out of the box, but it might be able to handle it) – D. Ben Knoble Nov 6 '20 at 13:12
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    With vimtex, you can close the environment with the insert mode mapping ]]. – Karl Yngve Lervåg Nov 6 '20 at 13:44
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    ultisnip is what you want. – ZhiyuanLck Nov 6 '20 at 14:31