Questions tagged [plugin-ultisnips]

Adds "Snippets" to Vim, which allows you to quickly add pre-defined pieces of text with only a few keystrokes.

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Ultisnips py3 errors

I have these following errors whenever I try to get into insert mode (see images). I am confused about how to resolve them. I did try uninstalling and reinstalling SirVer/ultisnips, but didn't change ...
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UltiSnips not substituting text properly

I am trying to define a snippet which substitutes text in multiple places. As a trivial example see the following which works for me : snippet abc "Testing" bmA \begin{${1:text_here}} $0 \end{${1:...
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GVim extremely slow with plugins for long docs

I am using gvim with vimtex (this) with UltiSnips (this) and with conceallevel set to 2. I use the above set-up to write my LaTeX documents. In general, this is slow but if my document is large then ...
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UltiSnips unexpected behaviour

I have the following two snippets snippet mm "Math" wA \(${1}\)`!p if t[2] and t[2][0] not in [',', '.', '?', '-', ' ']: snip.rv = ' ' else: snip.rv = '' `$2 endsnippet Which puts me in math ...
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Ultisnips - trigger expansion only at end of line

I have a snippet for C-like languages that looks like this: snippet { "braces" { $0 } endsnippet I would like to restrict this snippet to expand only if the tab trigger occurs at the end of the ...
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UltiSnips snippets not expanding in vim

I installed YouCompleteMe and UltiSnips together in order to use snippets. Here is my .vimrc: call plug#begin() Plug 'preservim/NERDTree' Plug 'ycm-core/YouCompleteMe' Plug 'SirVer/ultisnips' call ...
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UltiSnips shows error with Python `If-Else`

I am using UltiSnipswith vimtex as explained here and trying to use the snippet for Inline Math for LaTeX as shown in the link above. Everytime I try to execute the snippet it executes but immediately ...
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Vim executing UltiSnips snippet every time I scroll the page

I inserted the 'datetime' snippet from vim-snippets/all.snippet right at the beginning of my document. The problem is that the time keeps on updating whenever I scroll, as if vim is redrawing the ...
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How to use TexMathZones in Markdown Syntax, for Snippets?

I am a recent and very happy Vim User. I write Mathematics and Computer Science Lecture Notes in Markdown Files, organized in a Vimwiki. I use the UltiSnips Snippet Plugin. This plugin provides me ...
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UltiSnips snippet to emulate `<Esc>`

Can someone please tell me how to write a snippet which can emulate/simulate the behaviour of pressing the <Esc> or <Enter> etc keys from keyboard? The following doesn't work snippet ...
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Provide arbitrary arguments to a snippet in UltiSnips

There are numerous occasions where you might want to have another optional argument in your snippet. Lets say I want to have a numbered list for example. Preferably I'd call something like enum3 which ...
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Ultisnips - Create a placeholder/tabstop inside a python interpolation?

It's possible to create a placeholder inside a python interpolation block?. I want to do a snippet for my grammar exercises. I'm currently in this snippet. snippet "ej(ercicio)?( (\d+))?" "...
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How to type snippet keywords when you need it

I am new to vim, I just wonder if I want to actually type the keyword in some cases, how do I do it? Do I need to disable the snippets? For example, if I use impd as keyword for import pandas as pd, ...
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Using Mathematica in Vim produces errors when printing in TeXForm (double backslash, “ b'-/n' ”)

I've been trying to integrate Mathematica with my Vimtex set-up, inspired by this article: https://castel.dev/post/lecture-notes-1/ The basic idea is to use UltiSnips to run an operation in Wolfram ...
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How to make vim-fake compatible with UltiSnips?

For generating different placeholders like emails, names, and passwords, vim-fake looks like a really useful tool. The problem is that I'm using UltiSnips and vim-fake is seemingly designed for ...
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How to insert a snippet with Ultisnips

I am using the setup I found in this answer: https://stackoverflow.com/a/22253548/2241241 namely " if you use Vundle, load plugins: Bundle 'ervandew/supertab' Bundle 'Valloric/YouCompleteMe' Bundle '...
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Easiest way to go to the closest closing bracket?

When I'm choosing an option from the autocomplete suggestions, it automatically puts my cursor in the following location: function(|) Then I type the value that I want, and in order to get out of ...
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How to change the docstring format of the snippets by Ultisnips?

Using the snippets plugin I'm able to get: class MyClasnippets(object): """Docstring for MyClasnippets. """ def __init__(self): """TODO: to be defined. """ from just typing class. ...
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Ultisnips stopped working this morning

I've been using Vim for about a year now (so still a newbie), but this morning UltiSnips stopped working for me. Any help would be really appreciated! When I run :UltiSnipsEdit! the console returns ...
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Don't trigger an expansion in Ultisnips

Sometimes I want Ultisnip not to expand a snippet because I need this word as it was typed, even though is mapped to a snippet(of course in a perfect world of perfect snippets this wouldn't have ...
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Stop Snippet from Triggering Inside Other Snippet

I am using ultisnips with Gilles Castel's subscript snippet along with a snippet I found on SE to create matrices in latex rather quickly. Unfortunately, I can't use the matrices snippet because it ...
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Same plugins for every .vimrc file (vim-plug)

I have a question regarding the following situation: I want to use a default .vimrc and a vimrc (name it .vimrc2) for a special purpose. However, when I start vim with vim -u ~/.vimrc2 I have the ...
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Ultisnips Sinppets in current scope on blank line

Background I'm using UltiSnips in conjunction with some autocomplete plugins. I have this line controlling the behavior of enter inoremap <expr> <cr> \ !empty(UltiSnips#...
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custom snippet extender Ultisnips

Suppose I have a snippet: snippet prg !This is file : `!v expand('%:t:r')` ! Author= `!v expand($USER)` ! Started at: `date +%d.%m.%y` ! Last Modified : Sun 16 Jun 2019 12:30:58 IST ...
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context for multiple snippets

I have a function that determines whether I am in a mathmatical context within latex, using ultisnips. I want to this to be applied to many snippets at once. context "math()" snippet fun "function" ...
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How do I use a previous word in my snippet?

I'm coding a lot in go these days and one pattern I use often is iterating over slices and would like to use a snippet for this. There are generic for loop snippets that work well, but I'd like to ...
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Vimscript infinite loop

I'm trying to combine fzf-bibtex with UltiSnips so that I can search my bibliography file and insert a BibTeX key automatically. I use the following function from fzf-bibtex (which calls the binaries ...
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tab trigger not working for ultisnips

I have tried other solutions proposed of this question but still none of them worked. Related config: Plugin 'SirVer/ultisnips' " Optional: Plugin 'honza/vim-snippets' let g:...
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UltiSnips not working with VimWiki

I have been trying to make UltiSnips work with VimWiki to no avail, as they share mappings for expand snippet/next link (on <tab>). I tried setting VimWiki's bindings to something else by using ...
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Integrating autocomplete and snippets

I'm trying to set up an autocompletion/snippet workflow that's a bit complicated. This is stemming from needing a better workflow for latex. Right now I'm using coc.nvim and UltiSnippets but I am ...
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Trigger doesn't expand my keywords [closed]

I am a complete vim noob, that tries to get some Snippets with UltiSnips running. My minimal .vimrc is: syntax on call plug#begin('~/.vim/plugged') Plug 'lervag/vimtex' let g:tex_flavor='latex' let ...
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How to capture the name of a function on ultisnips plugin?

I have created a guard snippet (ultisnips) in order to add on my existing functions: snippet guard "add guard to functions" b if !exists('*${1:func_name}') ${VISUAL} endif ${0:jump here <C-j>...
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UltiSnips: snippets not expanding

This is a noob question. I just installed UltiSnip to make use of the TeX snippets. Here is the relevant part of my init.vim: " Specify a directory for plugins (powered by vim-plug) call plug#begin('~...
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UltiSnips not work all the time [closed]

I have configured UltiSnips for vim as described in the documentation of UltiSnips " Track the engine. Plugin 'SirVer/ultisnips' " Snippets are separated from the engine. Add this if you want them: ...
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UltiSnips, Context and Tex

For best experience, I want to enable some snippets to be expanded only in Tex Math environments. A wonderful person, lacygoill helped me on GitHub to achieve just this with the following setup: Let ...
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Vim doesn't understand <Tab>, <Enter>

I have UltiSnips plugin's options in .vimrc: let g:UltiSnipsExpandTrigger="<Enter>" let g:UltiSnipsJumpForwardTrigger = "<Tab>" let g:UltiSnipsJumpBackwardTrigger = "<S-Tab>" With ...
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Toggle UltiSnips

I have this following mapping in my .vimrc " Toggle search next with blink and without blink let s:enabled = 0 function! NextMatchToggle() if s:enabled unmap <buffer> n ...
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Some function keys switch cases of letters under and after the cursor

Foreword I use UltiSnips and have the following definitions in my .vimrc file let g:UltiSnipsExpandTrigger="<F8>" let g:UltiSnipsJumpForwardTrigger="<F8>" let g:...
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Automatically create files based on expanding snippets?

when developing for web (in Vim) I'm always using the BEM methodology. I have identified that I always go through the same steps when adding a new block element, and I'm looking for ways to automate ...
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Trigger reindentation after snippet has expanded to word in 'indentkeys'

The ftplugin vimtex provides the file indent/tex.vim with following line setlocal indentkeys+=[,(,{,),},],\&,=item,=else,=fi 'indentkeys' 'indk' string (default "0{,0},:,0#,!^F,o,O,e") ...
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How to use UltiSnips with SpaceVim?

I'm trying SpaceVim and I would like to use the plugin UltiSnips with it, instead of Neosnippets that comes with it as default. Based on what I found in http://spacevim.org/documentation, https://...
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UltiSnips does not map to ExpandsTrigger

I installed UltiSnips with Vundle by placing Plugin 'SirVer/ultisnips'¬ Plugin 'honza/vim-snippets' in my .vimrc as well as this as it says in the readme let g:UltiSnipsExpandTrigger="<tab>" ...
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Debug ultisnip snippet

I have ultisnips installed and when I type ve in normal mode it changes the word. Let's say I have: word When I type ve to select until the end of the word it does the following Plese also help me ...
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LaTeX: Ultisnips

I'm new to Vim and setting up LaTeX with vimtex. Now, I am looking for a Snippet-Manager and decided to give UltiSnips a try. It seems to be very handy. But it doesn't come with a lot snippets (honza/...
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Comprehesive support for graphviz (linting/autocompletion/snippets)

Vim comes with some support (syntax highlighting) out of the box for the DOT language (graphviz) In addition, I found the plugin: https://github.com/wannesm/wmgraphviz.vim, which provides integrated ...
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tex and rails snippets do not expand in ultisnips?

I am new to using plugins with Vim. I mostly work with rails, ruby, latex and html code. I have already installed UltiSnips and vim-snippets plugins using pathogen. I would like corresponding snippets ...
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Make UltiSnips perform XML encoding on tabstop text

I'm writing an XML document where I frequently produce markup like this: We can exit Terminal mode by pressing <keystroke>&lt;C-\&gt;&lt;C-n&gt;</keystroke>. I'd like to ...
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How does Ultisnips select snippet files for the file I'm currently editing?

I have installed the vim-ultisnips plugin and added some files containing snippets to the ~/.vim/snippets/ directory. (note: these files are in the snipmate format as I am in the process of switching ...
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Vim UltiSnips for python not working

Maybe it's a stupid question, but I can't figure it out. I have installed the UltiSnips plugin. I followed all the instructions on setting it up. I added this into my .vimrc file but it's not working: ...
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Automatically insert characters with Ultisnips upon exiting Insert mode

In Ultisnips, is there a way to create a snippet that will replace empty space in the snippet with a * character upon exiting Insert mode (or as I type)? For example, I have a snippet that looks like ...