CLion 2017.3 Help

New C/C++ Source/Header File Dialog

To access the Create New C/C++Source/Header FIle dialog, right click a file or folder in the project view. In the context menu, choose:
New | C++ class or New | C/C++ Source File or New | C/C++ Header File, as desired.

Common Options

ItemDescription
Name In this field, type the name of a new class or source/header file.
Type Select the desired file type from the drop-down list, if you need the type, other than default. For more details on the file type definition, refer to the Code Style C/C++ Help page.
Add to targets Select this checkbox to add the created files to the source files list for the selected target(s).
Targets pane In this pane, select the desired target or multiple targets to which the created files shall be included.
CMakeLists.txt file pane In this pane, see the CMakeLists.txt variable where CLion suggests to add the created file(s).
/help/img/idea/2017.3/icon_settings.png Click this icon to open the Code Style dialog.

New C++ Class

ItemDescription
Create header file only Select this checkbox, if you want to create a header file only for a new class.

New C/C++ Source File

ItemDescription
Create an associated header Select this checkbox, if you want to created a header associated, with the new source file.
Last modified: 24 October 2017

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