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Basics

The Extract Superclass refactoring enables extracting certain methods of a class into a superclass.

Example

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To extract a superclass
  1. Select the desired class in one of the views, or just open it in the editor.
  2. On the main menu or on the context menu, choose Refactor | Extract | Superclass.
  3. In the Extract Superclass dialog box, specify the following information:
    • Name of the new superclass.
    • Target directory where it will be stored.
    • Methods to be included in the superclass.
  4. Proceed with the refactoring.

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