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Convert Extension Method to Plain Static

ReSharper | Refactor | Convert | Extension Method to Plain Static…
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This refactoring helps you convert an extension method to a static method and update all usages in the current solution accordingly.

Consider the following example:

Before refactoringAfter refactoring
public static void DoSomething(this string s) { } private static void Test(string str) { str.DoSomething(); }
public static void DoSomething(string s) { } private static void Test(string str) { DoSomething(str); }

To convert an extension method to a static method

  1. Place the caret at the declaration or a usage of an extension method in the editor, or select it in the File Structure window.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Press Ctrl+Shift+R and then choose Extension Method to Plain Static
    • Right-click and choose Refactor | Extension Method to Plain Static on the context menu.
    • Choose ReSharper | Refactor | Convert | Extension Method to Plain Static… in the main menu.
  3. The refactoring is carried out without requiring you to specify any further options.

This feature is supported in the following languages/technologies:

C# VB.NET C++ HTML ASPX Razor JavaScript TypeScript CSS XML XAML RESX Build Scripts
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The instructions and examples given here address the use of the feature in C#. For details specific to other languages, see corresponding topics in the ReSharper by Language section.

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Last modified: 27 August 2015