Suppose I have the following text

    X = (a, b)

I want to easily convert it to the following, including indentation:

    X = (
        a, b

Suppose my cursor is on a. How can I do this with minimal keystrokes?

I'm doing this most often in LaTeX code using VimTeX.


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With https://github.com/tpope/vim-surround, that's cSbb/cS((.

Manually, I'd go for vibc<enter><esc>[p==.

Whatever solution you like, you can create a mapping for it:

" ~/.vim/after/ftplugin/tex.vim
nnoremap <buffer> …keys… …solution here…
" adjust b:undo_ftplugin to `execute "silent! nunmap <buffer> …keys…"`

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