Auto Close Tag

VSCode is a powerful integrated development environment that provides convenience to developers. Among its features, the "Auto Close Tag" extension automatically closes HTML/XML tags to improve development efficiency. This article explains the installation process, usage, advantages, and disadvantages of this extension.

Usage

The "Auto Close Tag" extension automatically closes tags while working on HTML/XML files, making the tag writing process easier. The usage is very simple.

  1. When you enter an opening tag <tag>, the tag is automatically closed as the cursor moves inside the tag.

  2. When trying to enter a closing tag, the closing tag is automatically added.


Installation

  1. Launch Visual Studio Code.

  2. Enter "Auto Close Tag" in the extension search field.

  3. Find the "Auto Close Tag" extension in the search results and click the install button.

  4. Once the installation is complete, the extension becomes active.

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Advantages

Description

  • Name
    Time Savings
    Type
    Advantage
    Description

    By omitting the task of directly closing tags during tag input, working time is reduced.

  • Name
    Prevention of Input Errors
    Type
    Advantage
    Description

    The extension automatically closes tags, preventing mistakes that may occur during tag input.

  • Name
    Increased Productivity
    Type
    Advantage
    Description

    Assists developers in focusing on creating core code.

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Disadvantages

Description

  • Name
    Exception Handling Challenges
    Type
    Disadvantage
    Description

    In certain complex tag structures or special situations, the auto-closing feature may not behave as intended.

  • Name
    Formation of Dependency
    Type
    Disadvantage
    Description

    Depending too much on this feature could lead to forgetting to close tags or overlooking errors.

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