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How can I disable the spaces added when surrounding? It's good practice at least in Python to surround function parameters with spaces and brackets or parens.

Is this what you're looking for? From :help surround-replacements:

If either ), }, ], or > is used, the text is wrapped in the appropriate pair of characters. Similar behavior can be found with (, {, and [ (but not <), which append an additional space to the inside. Like with the targets above, b, B, r, and a are aliases for ), }, ], and >.

And then from :help surrond-targets:

Eight punctuation marks, (, ), {, }, [, ], <, and >, represent themselves and their counterparts. If the opening mark is used, contained whitespace is also trimmed.

Note these help topics are included in the documentation supplied with surround.vim, they are not part of the built-in Vim help.
Fritzophrenic 16:41, September 27, 2011 (UTC)

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